Cover: Geomagnetic control of auroral phenomena.

Geomagnetic control of auroral phenomena.

Published 1959

by Ernest H. Vestine

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An analysis of the path of a line of geomagnetic force from leaving the ground in the southern hemisphere up to point of entry in the northern hemisphere. The discussion summarizes results obtained from an application of the Block and Herlofson method for computing field lines, using more recent data and broadening the scale of coverage. Integral invariants of particle motion are used to describe averaged charged-particle motions.

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