Quiet-time low energy ion spectra observed on Solar Orbiter during solar minimum

  title={Quiet-time low energy ion spectra observed on Solar Orbiter during solar minimum},
  author={Glenn M. Mason and George C. Ho and Robert C. Allen and Zigong Xu and Nils Janitzek and Johan L. Freiherr von Forstner and A. Kohllhoff and Daniel Pacheco and Javier Rodr{\'i}guez-Pacheco and Robert F. Wimmer–Schweingruber and G. Bruce Andrews and Charles E. Schlemm and Helmut Seifert and K. T. Tyagi and William J. Lees and John R. Hayes and Ra{\'u}l G{\'o}mez-Herrero},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. The Solar Orbiter spacecraft cruised in the inner heliosphere during Feb. 2020 – Jan. 2021, moving between ∼0.5–1.0 au radial distance. The Energetic Particle Detector suite operated continuously during this period. Aims. The Suprathermal Ion Spectrograph and High Energy Telescope observations made during intervals in between transient intensity increases were used to determine the low energy ion spectra and composition during quiet times. Methods. Energetic particle spectra and major… 

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