Plasma Observations Near Uranus: Initial Results from Voyager 2

  title={Plasma Observations Near Uranus: Initial Results from Voyager 2},
  author={Herbert S. Bridge and John Winston Belcher and B. Coppi and Alan J. Lazarus and Ralph L. McNutt and Stanislaw Olbert and J. D. Richardson and Mark Richard Sands and Richard S. Selesnick and James Donald Sullivan and Richard E. Hartle and Keith W. Ogilvie and Edward C. Sittler and Fran Bagenal and Richard S. Wolff and Vytenis M. Vasyliūnas and George L. Siscoe and Christoph K. Goertz and Aharon Eviatar},
  pages={89 - 93}
Extensive measurements of low-energy positive ions and electrons in the vicinity of Uranus have revealed a fully developed magnetosphere. The magnetospheric plasma has a warm component with a temperature of 4 to 50 electron volts and a peak density of roughly 2 protons per cubic centimeter, and a hot component, with a temperature of a few kiloelectron volts and a peak density of roughly 0.1 proton per cubic centimeter. The warm component is observed both inside and outside of L = 5, whereas the… Expand
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