Some Uv Dayside Auroral Morphologies

  1. Robert L. Lysak
  1. R. D. Elphinstone,
  2. D. J. Hearn,
  3. J. S. Murphree,
  4. L. L. Cogger,
  5. M. L. Johnson and
  6. H. B. Vo

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM080p0031

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

How to Cite

Elphinstone, R. D., Hearn, D. J., Murphree, J. S., Cogger, L. L., Johnson, M. L. and Vo, H. B. (1993) Some Uv Dayside Auroral Morphologies, in Auroral Plasma Dynamics (ed R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM080p0031

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900391

Online ISBN: 9781118664001



  • Auroras;
  • Space plasmas—Plasma dynamics


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Dayside Auroral Morphologies

  • The “Candidate Fte” Event (Top Left Panel, Figure 1)

  • High Latitude Dayside Auroral Forms (Imf By> 0, BZ ≥ 0)

  • Morning Fan Arcs and af I Brnoon Impulsive Low Latitude Auroral Forms (Top Right Panel of Figure 1)

  • The Day-Night Split and Auroral Spirals (Bottom Left Panel of Figure 1)

  • The Omega-Like Forms and The Double Oval (Botrom Right Panel of Figure 1)

  • Summary