Ulysses at Jupiter: An Overview of the Encounter

  title={Ulysses at Jupiter: An Overview of the Encounter},
  author={E. J. Smith and K-P. Wenzel and D. Edgar Page},
  pages={1503 - 1507}
In February 1992, the Ulysses spacecraft flew through the giant magnetosphere of Jupiter. The primary objective of the encounter was to use the gravity field of Jupiter to redirect the spacecraft to the sun's polar regions, which will now be traversed in 1994 and 1995. However, the Ulysses scientific investigations were well suited to observations of the Jovian magnetosphere, and the encounter has resulted in a major contribution to our understanding of this complex and dynamic plasma… Expand
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