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The auroral area is a sector during which complicated plasma dynamics happen. This area has been studied in nice element by means of 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 study within the final 10 years. major components of outrage are the worldwide morphology of the auroral area, auroral acceleration procedures, parallel electrical fields, magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling and waves and turbulence within the auroral sector, in addition to the position performed through lively auroral experiments. the new effects from the Viking and Akebono satellites are thought of, and the present kingdom of the sector is classified in training for brand new missions equivalent to quickly, Freja, and the ISTP software. This quantity will serve to disseminate those effects to the broader area physics group.
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15 MLT (CGM 1980) is at the centre of each image, 74° and 80° Mlat are shown for reference. 45° zenith angle field of views for Baker Lake (far left circle), Iqualuit (middle), Godhaven (top right) and Narssarssuaq (bottom right) are also shown. The approximate magnetic perturbations for each station are shown in the top middle panel at 1812:05 UT. The magnetic field traces for each station are shown in the middle left panel (labelled 1814:04 UT) and also in Figure 3. The auroral transient of interest is the small form rotating poleward out of the auroral "oval" between 1815 and 1818 UT (near 78° Mlat and 15 MLT).
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