The August 1972 solar-terrestrial events: Interplanetary magnetic field observations

@article{Smith1976TheA1,
  title={The August 1972 solar-terrestrial events: Interplanetary magnetic field observations},
  author={Edward John Smith},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={1976},
  volume={19},
  pages={661-686}
}
  • E. Smith
  • Published 1976
  • Physics
  • Space Science Reviews
A review is presented of the interplanetary magnetic field observations acquired in early August 1972 when four solar flares erupted in McMath Plage region 11976. Measurements of the interplanetary field were obtained by Earth satellites, HEOS-2 and Explorer 41, and by Pioneers 9 and 10 which, by good fortune, were radially aligned and only 45° east of the Earth-Sun direction. In response to the four flares, four interplanetary shocks were seen at Earth and at Pioneer 9, which was then at a… Expand
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