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Langmuir Probe

NSSDCA ID: 1971-109A-05

Mission Name: Ariel 4
Principal Investigator:Mr. Robert Dalziel


Impulse counters were added to the 3.2 and 9.6 kHz channels of the VLF/ELF Propagation Experiment (71-109A-03) to count spherics impulses above three predetermined signal levels. A complete sequence of readings took 84 s.

Alternate Names

  • Ariel4/LangmuirProbeImpulseCounter
  • Local Electron Temperature


  • Space Physics: Ionospheric Studies
  • Space Physics: Magnetospheric Studies

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NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. Robert DalzielPrincipal InvestigatorRutherford Appleton Laboratory
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