The ACE Magnetic Fields Experiment

  title={The ACE Magnetic Fields Experiment},
  author={C. W. Smith and Jacques L'Heureux and Norman F. Ness and Mario H. Acuna and L. F. Burlaga and J. L. Scheifele},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The magnetic field experiment on ACE provides continuous measurements of the local magnetic field in the interplanetary medium. These measurements are essential in the interpretation of simultaneous ACE observations of energetic and thermal particles distributions. The experiment consists of a pair of twin, boom- mounted, triaxial fluxgate sensors which are located 165 inches (=4.19 m) from the center of the spacecraft on opposing solar panels. The electronics and digital processing unit (DPU… 
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