The Magnetosphere of Mars

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. Sh. Sh. Dolginov

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP008p0872

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II

How to Cite

Dolginov, Sh. Sh. (1976) The Magnetosphere of Mars, in Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II (ed D. J. Williams), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP008p0872

Author Information

  1. Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation, Izmiran Ussr Academy Of Sciences, Moscow Region, Ussr

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118659021

Online ISBN: 9781118669105

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Keywords:

  • Bow shock;
  • Ion and electron trap;
  • Magnetosheath;
  • Mars;
  • Martian satellites;
  • Plasma environment;
  • Solar wind flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mars-2 and Mars-3 Experiment

  • Mars-5 Experiment

  • Comparison with Gasdynamic Models

  • On the Martian Dipole Orientation

  • Experimental Results

  • Martian Magnetosphere Conditions

  • A Comparison between the Dipole Fields of the Earth and Mars