Quasi‐stationary corotating structure in the interplanetary medium

  title={Quasi‐stationary corotating structure in the interplanetary medium},
  author={John M. Wilcox and Norman F. Ness},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  • J. Wilcox, N. Ness
  • Published 1 December 1965
  • Physics
  • Journal of Geophysical Research
A quasi-stationary corotating structure in the interplanetary magnetic field has been observed with the Imp 1 satellite during 3 solar rotations. The interplanetary field is directed predominantly away from the sun for 2/7 of a rotation, then toward the sun for 2/7 of a rotation, then away from the sun for 2/7 of a rotation, and finally toward the sun for 1/7 of a rotation. The interplanetary magnetic field magnitude and the solar wind velocity, density, and flux are discussed with regard to… Expand
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