Accession Number:

AD0757064

Title:

Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES PLASMA PHYSICS GROUP

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

50.0

Abstract:

Scaling laws for possible outer planet magnetospheres are derived. These suggest that convection and its associated auroral effects will play a relatively smaller role than at Earth, and that there is a possibility that they could have significant radiation belts of energetic trapped particles. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE