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solar wind interaction with lunar crustal magnetic fields: relation to albedo swirlsThe Magnetometer/Electron Reflectometer onboard Lunar Prospector has observed the solar wind interaction with remanent crustal magnetic fields at altitudes from 20 to 120 km. This interaction may be responsible for the formation of albedo swirls.
Document ID
20000080983
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Mitchell, D. L.
(California Univ. Berkeley, CA United States)
Lin, R. P.
(California Univ. Berkeley, CA United States)
Harrison, L.
(California Univ. Berkeley, CA United States)
Halekas, J. S.
(California Univ. Berkeley, CA United States)
Hood, L. L.
(Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ United States)
Acuna, M. H.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Binder, A. B.
(Lunar Research Inst. Tucson, AZ United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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