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...on coordinated studies
ISTP Mission Configuration Most Recent Headlines:
On the Day the Solar Wind Disappeared, Scientists Sample Particles Directly from the Sun
From May 10-12, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared in the most drastic and longest-lasting decrease ever observed.
Polar, Wind, Interball Verify Dungey Theories of Reconnection
J. W. Dungey predictions, before satellites were: IMF south, reconnection on dayside, low latitude; IMF north, reconnection on nightside of cusp. Reconnection now verified, observed by Wind, Polar.


...on the Polar satellite
Polar Most Recent Headlines:
On the Day the Solar Wind Disappeared, Scientists Sample Particles Directly from the Sun
From May 10-12, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared in the most drastic and longest-lasting decrease ever observed.
Polar VIS Captures the Ultraviolet Eclipse
The Visible Imaging System (VIS) on the Polar spacecraft observed the Moonís shadow as it moved across the face of the Earth during the total solar eclipse of August 11, 1999.


...on the Wind satellite
Wind Most Recent Headlines:
On the Day the Solar Wind Disappeared, Scientists Sample Particles Directly from the Sun
From May 10-12, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared in the most drastic and longest-lasting decrease ever observed.
Polar, Wind, Interball Verify Dungey Theories of Reconnection
J. W. Dungey predictions, before satellites were: IMF south, reconnection on dayside, low latitude; IMF north, reconnection on nightside of cusp. Reconnection now verified, observed by Wind, Polar.


...on the Geotail satellite
Geotail Most Recent Headlines:
On the Day the Solar Wind Disappeared, Scientists Sample Particles Directly from the Sun
From May 10-12, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared in the most drastic and longest-lasting decrease ever observed.
Geotail Book Awarded by Publishing Industry
The monograph New Perspectives on the Earth's Magnetotail has been selected by the Association of American Publishers as the best professional and scholarly book in physics and astronomy for 1998.


...on the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)
SOHO logo Most Recent Headlines:
Twin Comets Race to Death by Fire
In a rare celestial spectacle near Earth's own star, two comets were seen plunging into the Sun's atmosphere in close succession on June 1 and 2.
Succession of Flares, CMEs Upsets Spacecraft, Presages Solar Maximum
From April 27 through May 6, ISTP spacecraft and observatories got a sample of what is to come during the maximum of the solar cycle.


...from ISTP investigators and instrument teams


For reporters and editors seeking more information about any ISTP news item, contact Mike Carlowicz, science writer for ISTP.

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