Effects of a mid-latitude solar eclipse on the thermosphere and ionosphere - A modelling study

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Müller-Wodarg, I. C. F.; Aylward, A. D.; Lockwood, Mike;
(1998)
  • Publisher: AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1029/1998GL900045
  • Subject:
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

A modelling study is presented which investigates in-situ generated changes of the thermosphere and ionosphere during a solar eclipse. Neutral temperatures are expected to drop by up to 40 degrees K at 240 km height in the totality footprint, with neutral winds of up to... View more
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    I.C.F. M¨uller-Wodarg, Atmospheric Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, 67-73 Riding House Street, London W1P 7PP, U.K. (e-mail: ingo@apg.ph.ucl.ac.uk) A. D. Aylward, Atmospheric Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, 67-73 Riding House Street, London W1P 7PP, U.K. (e-mail: alan@apg.ph.ucl.ac.uk) M. Lockwood, Space Science Department, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX, U.K.

    (e-mail: m.lockwood@rl.ac.uk) (Received May 8, 1998; revised July 15, 1998; accepted August 28, 1998.)

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