Earth  Sun  ID: 2445

IMAGE/HENA Views Oxygen in the Magnetosphere (Blue Version)

IMAGE/HENA observes the oxygen ions, expelled from the Earth's atmosphere by the solar wind, return to the polar regions via the magnetic field.

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http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/stories/magnetosphere_20020509/index.html


Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Donald Mitchell (Johns Hopkins University/APL): Scientist
Pontus C. Brandt (Johns Hopkins University/APL): Scientist
William Steigerwald (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Science Paper:
Fuselier, S. A., H. L. Collin, A. G. Ghielmetti, E. S. Claflin, T. E. Moore, M. R. Collier, H. Frey, and S. B. Mende, Localized ion outflow in response to a solar wind pressure pulse, J. Geophys. Res., in press, 2002.

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Mission:
IMAGE

Data Used:
IMAGE/HENA 2001-11-05T18:06 - 2001-11-06T23:45

This item is part of this series:
IMAGE and Neutral Atoms

Keywords:
SVS >> Aurora
SVS >> Earth
DLESE >> Geophysics
SVS >> Magnetosphere
SVS >> Oxygen
SVS >> Solar Wind
DLESE >> Space science
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun