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Electron density and temperature, ion composition and temperature photoelectron fluxes from AEROS-A

This home page provides access to data from the AEROS-A RPA

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This data set and its description are placed at SPDF's anonymous FTP site spdf.gsfc.nasa.gov in directory ftp://spdf.gsfc.nasa.gov/pub/data/aeros/aeros-a/plasma_rpa/

Time span of data set: 1973-01-03 - 1973-08-03

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Local time (solar), decimal hours
Geomagnetic local time, decimal hours
Solar zenith angle, deg.
Mean Julian date (1)
Mean Julian date (2)
Geodetic latitude,deg.
Geodetic longitude,deg.
Geomagnetic latitude, deg
Geomagnetic longitude, deg
Magnetic inclination, deg
Magnetic declination, deg
Modified dip latitude, deg
Invariant latitude, deg
L-value
Magnetic field, [100 nT]
Altitude,km
F10.7 (daily)
Sunspot number
Kp index (3-hour)
Ap index (daily)
Orbit nuber
Mode 1 - Ne, Te, and photoelectron fluxes
      2,6 - only Ne and Te
      3,4 - Ne, Te, Ti and ion composition
log10(Ne) (primary measurment), Ne/m-3
log10(Ne) (secondary measurment), Ne/m-3
log10(Ni), total ion density. Ni/m-3
log10(Ni), corrected total ion density, Ni/m-3
log10(Ef1), Ef1-photoelectron flux for E < 5eV
log10(Ef2), Ef2-photoelectron flux for E < 8eV
log10(Ef3), Ef3-photoelectron flux for E < 10eV
log10(Ef4), Ef4-photoelectron flux for E < 12eV
log10(Ef5), Ef5-photoelectron flux for E < 21eV
Electron temperature,K
Ion temperature,K
Light ions, Percentage of light ions
Atomic ions, Percentage of atomic ions
Molcular ions, Percentage of molecular ions
He+ ions, Percentage of helium ions
Offset ion density, Precentage of additional ions
Potential, 10 mV


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