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Observations of Energetic Ions and Electrons in the Distant Heliosphere: 2001 – 2005.0

McDonald, Frank B. and Stone, Edward C. and Burlaga, Leonard F. and Cummings, Alan C. and Heikkila, Bryant C. and Lal, Nand and Ness, Norman F. and Richardson, John D. and Webber, William R. (2005) Observations of Energetic Ions and Electrons in the Distant Heliosphere: 2001 – 2005.0. In: The physics of collisionless shocks. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.781. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY , pp. 261-266. ISBN 0-7354-0268-X http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20110822-080338809

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Abstract

As Voyager 1 (V1) moves closer to the heliospheric termination shock (TS), a new energetic particle population is observed: Termination Shock Particle events (TSP). Interplanetary disturbances in the form of merged interaction regions (MIRs) — identified using Voyager 2 (V2) data — have a major effect on the V1 TSP events from their onset to termination along with triggering episodic increases in higher energy ions (35 MeV H) and MeV electrons. The nature of these interactions appear to evolve as V1 moves closer to the TS.


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Additional Information:© 2005 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 1 August 2005.
Group:Space Radiation Laboratory
Subject Keywords:solar wind, solar cosmic ray particles, shock waves, interplanetary matter
Classification Code:PACS: 96.60.Vg; 96.40.Fg; 96.50.Fm; 96.40.Cd; 96.50.Bh
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Official Citation:Observations of Energetic Ions and Electrons in the Distant Heliosphere: 2001 - 2005.0 Frank B. McDonald, Edward C. Stone, Leonard F. Burlaga, Alan C. Cummings, Bryant C. Heikkila, Nand Lal, Norman F. Ness, John D. Richardson, and William R. Webber, AIP Conf. Proc. 781, 261 (2005), DOI:10.1063/1.2032706
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