The Magnetosphere of Mercury

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. Norman F. Ness

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP008p0933

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

Ness, N. F. (1976) The Magnetosphere of Mercury, 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/SP008p0933

Author Information

  1. Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics, Nasa-Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771

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:

  • Ion spectra;
  • Magnetosheath;
  • Near-planetary shock wave;
  • Plasma measurements;
  • Solar wind interaction;
  • Venera 9 and 10 satellites;
  • Venus;
  • Wide-angle plasma detectors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Magnetosphere Observations During 1st Mercury Encounter

  • Magnetospheroeb Servationsd Uring Third Mercurye Counter

  • Interpretation and Significance of Observations

  • Summary