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Location of the Termination Shock at Solar Maximum

Stone, E. C. and Cummings, A. C. (2002) Location of the Termination Shock at Solar Maximum. In: Solar Wind Ten Proceedings. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.679. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 47-50. ISBN 0-7354-0148-9.

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During the recent solar maximum, Voyager 1 was beyond 80 AU. Extrapolation of the small gradients of anomalous cosmic rays at solar minimum and the larger gradients at solar maximum indicate that the solar wind termination shock is at ≲ 92 AU at the beginning of 2002.

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Additional Information:© 2003 American Institute of Physics. Published online 02 September 2003. We thank W. R. Webber for providing Pioneer 10 data. The V2 solar wind data was obtained from J. Richardson and the MIT Space Plasma Group at their website
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Issue or Number:679
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Official Citation:Location of the Termination Shock at Solar Maximum E. C. Stone and A. C. Cummings AIP Conf. Proc. 679, 47 (2003);
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