Interplanetary Monitoring Platform (IMP-8) Solar Plasma Electrostatic Analyzer Data
Entry ID: IMP8_LANL

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Summary
Abstract: IMP-8 (IMP-J) was launched by NASA on October 26, 1973 to measure the
magnetic fields, plasmas, and energetic charged particles (e.g.,
cosmic rays) of the Earth's magnetotail and magnetosheath and of the
near-Earth solar wind. IMP-8 continues to operate.

A hemispherical electrostatic analyzer measured the directional
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Description: IMP-8 Solar Plasma Electrostatic Analyzer data at NSSDC anonymous ftp
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: IMP-8 SPEA (LANL) Team
Dataset Title: IMP-8 Solar Plasma Electrostatic Analyzer Data
Dataset Release Date: 1973
Dataset Release Place: Los Alamos, NM
Dataset Publisher: LANL
Online Resource: http://imp8.lanl.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-10-30
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 12 sec, 2 min, 1 hour
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Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
National Space Science Data Center, Space Science Data Operation Office, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSSDC USER SUPPORT OFFICE
Email: nssdc-request at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
National Space Science Data Center
NSSDC/Code 633.4
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online ftp, www
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 505-667-5389
Fax: 505-665-7395
Email: gosling at lanl.gov
Contact Address:
NIS-1, Mail Stop D466
Los Alamos National Laboratory
City: Los Alamos
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87545
Country: USA
Publications/References
Feldman, W. C., et al., Solar wind electrons, J. Geophys. Res., 80,
No. 31, 4181-4196, Nov. 1975.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-08-27
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