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A Slow Streamer Blowout at the Sun and UlyssesOn 10 June 2000 a streamer on the southeast limb slowly disappeared from LASCO/C2 over approximately 10 hours. A small CME was reported in C2. A substantial interplanetary CME (ICME) was later detected at Ulysses, which was at quadrature with the Sun and SOHO at the time. This detection illustrates the properties of an ICME for a known solar source and demonstrates that the identification can be done even beyond 3 AU. Slow streamer blowouts such as this have long been known but are little studied. We report on the SOHO observation of a coronal mass ejection (CME) on the solar limb and the subsequent in situ detection at Ulysses, which was near quadrature at the time, above the location of the CME. SOHO-Ulysses quadrature was 13 June, when Ulysses was 3.36 AU from the Sun and 58.2 degrees south of the equator off the east limb. The slow streamer blowout was on 10 June, when the SOHO-Sun-Ulysses angle was 87 degrees.
Document ID
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
External Source(s)
Seuss, S. T.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Bemporad, A.
(Florence Univ. Italy)
Poletto, G.
(Observatorie Astofisico di Arcetri Florence, Italy)
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2004
Publication Information
ISSN: 0094-8276
Subject Category
Report/Patent Number
Paper 2003GL018895
Meeting Information
Ulysses Science Working Team Meeting(Noordwijk)
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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