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Search for Jovian auroral hot spots

Atreya, S. K. and Yung, Y. L. and Donahue, T. M. and Barker, E. S. (1977) Search for Jovian auroral hot spots. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 218 (2). L83-L87. ISSN 2041-8205.

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Auroral emission originating at the foot of the Io-associated flux tube at Jupiter has been detected with a high-resolution spectrometer/telescope on board the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory Copernicus. The emission intensity at Ly-alpha is found to be greater than 100 kR, and the emission is located at zenographic latitudes greater than 65°.

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Additional Information:© 1977 American Astronomical Society. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. Partial support provided by NASA grant NSG-5139 and AURA subcontract 86303 (NASA/JPL contract 7-100) is gratefully acknowledged.
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