Solar wind plasma flow and motion of the comet tail

Oyama Koichiro, K. Hirao

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The paper overwievs the bending of the ion tail of Comet Halley between the period of the first of December, 1985 and the first of April, 1986 by using the solar wind and interplanetary magnetic field data which were obtained by Japan's first interplanetary probe 'SAKIGAKE'.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-71
Number of pages7
JournalAdvances in Space Research
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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