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The auroral area is a quarter during which complicated plasma dynamics ensue. This zone has been studied in nice element via sounding rocket and satellite tv for pc experiments, in addition to via ground-based observations. the first concentration of this quantity is advances made in auroral examine within the final 10 years. major parts of shock are the worldwide morphology of the auroral region, auroral acceleration tactics, parallel electrical fields, magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling and waves and turbulence within the auroral quarter, in addition to the position performed by means of lively auroral experiments. the hot effects from the Viking and Akebono satellites are thought of, and the present kingdom of the sphere is classed in practise for brand new missions equivalent to quickly, Freja, and the ISTP application. This quantity will serve to disseminate those effects to the broader house physics neighborhood.


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Although such an event may not be associated with a "flux transfer event" we feel that it is appropriate to label it an as a "candidate fte". , the magnetometer impulse, the UV dayside enhancement, and the dayside transient). As noted by Elphinstone et al. (1991a) this enhancement of dayside auroral luminosity and equatorward motion was followed by enhancements at later local times and substorm onset at 1828 UT. One striking aspect of this event is that the main auroral brightening and the subsequent transient occur a few minutes ELPHINSTONE ET AL.

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M. Suszcynsky, Space and Atmospheric Group, Mail Stop D466, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545. Some UV Dayside Auroral Morphologies R. D. ELPHINSTONE, D. J. HEARN, J. S. MURPHREE, L. L. COGGER M. L. JOHNSON AND H. B. VO Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Garlock A variety of dayside auroral morphologies as recorded by the Viking ultraviolet imager are described. Each of these basic auroral morphologies may be linked to distinctive processes in the magnetosphere.

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