Dust measurements during Ulysses' 2(nd) Jupiter encounter

Grun, E. and Zook, Harald and Baguhl, M. and Fechtig, H. and Hanner, M.S. and Kissel, Jochen and Lindblad, B.A. and Linkert, D. and Linkert, G. and Mann, I. and McDonnell, J.A.M. and Morfill, G.E. and Polanskey, C. and Riemann, R. and Schwehm, G. and Siddique, N. (2007) Dust measurements during Ulysses' 2(nd) Jupiter encounter. In: UNSPECIFIED. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

In 2004 the Ulysses spacecraft had its second flyby at Jupiter at 0.8 AU from the planet. 28 dust streams emanating from the jovian system were identified over a 26-month period while the spacecraft was within 4 AU of the planet, and the dust instrument was operating, scanning jovigraphic latitudes from +75 degrees to -25 degrees. From late 2002 until mid 2005, jovian dust stream particles dominated the overall impact rate, reaching a maximum of about 2000 per day in mid 2004. The dust stream data imply strong coupling of the grains to the interplanetary magnetic field. Ulysses also continuously monitored the interstellar dust stream in the heliosphere.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Other)
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 12:33
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2014 12:07
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/22599 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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