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42 s Magnetic Field Vectors in SEQ Coordinates

NSSDCA ID: SPHE-00692

Availability: Archived at NSSDC, accessible from elsewhere

Time span: 1973-11-03 to 1974-04-09

Description

This data set consists of 42 s averaged magnetic field vectors in solar equatorial coordinates on binary, standard labeled magnetic tape. The data were recorded on an IBM 360 computer. Each tape contains a header record of 10,152 bytes followed by data records of 11,652 bytes. Header records contain a satellite ID; day of year; milliseconds of the day of the first data record; year, day, and month of data generation; coordinate system of the data; cruise mode; low and high range; X, Y, and Z components; sensitivity levels for each sensor; magnetic coupling coefficients; Earth, Venus, and Mercury true orbit of date; Sun true equator of date; and radius of Earth, Venus, and Mercury in kilometers. The data records contain averages of the ambient magnetic field. Each record contains one 42 s average, seven 6 s averages, and thirty-five 1.2 s averages. Each data record also contains year and day-of-year of data of the beginning of the current 42 s block, housekeeping and status words, and data quality flags.

Data are available online at ftp://cdaweb.gsfc.nasa.gov/pub/data/

Archive

  • Space Physics Data Facility

Discipline

  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 73-085A-04D

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions or comments about this data collection can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office.

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Kenneth W. BehannonData ProviderNASA Goddard Space Flight Center 
Mr. Robert M. CandeyGeneral ContactNASA Goddard Space Flight Centerrobert.m.candey@nasa.gov
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