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IMAGE/HENA Views Oxygen in the Magnetosphere (Rainbow 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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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
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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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This item is part of this series:
IMAGE and Neutral Atoms

SVS >> Earth
DLESE >> Geophysics
SVS >> Magnetosphere
SVS >> Oxygen
SVS >> Solar Wind
DLESE >> Space science
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Ionosphere/Magnetosphere Dynamics >> Aurorae
SVS >> Neutral Atom Imaging

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version