X-rays from comet Hyakutake

J M Dawson, R Bingham, V D Shapiro

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Abstract

We show that the recent observations of x-rays from comet Hyakutake can be explained by the acceleration of electrons along the magnetic field by lower hybrid waves excited by the interaction of the cometary ions with the solar wind.
LanguageEnglish
PagesA185-A193
Number of pages9
JournalPlasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
Volume39
Issue number5A
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1997

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Solar wind
Beam plasma interactions
comets
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Ions
magnetic fields
ions
electrons
x rays
interactions

Keywords

  • acceleration
  • comets
  • electrons
  • field
  • Halley
  • Hyakutake
  • ion
  • plasma
  • solar wind
  • waves
  • x-rays
  • solar wind plasma
  • electromagnetic waves

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Dawson, J M ; Bingham, R ; Shapiro, V D. / X-rays from comet Hyakutake. In: Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 1997 ; Vol. 39, No. 5A. pp. A185-A193.
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X-rays from comet Hyakutake. / Dawson, J M; Bingham, R; Shapiro, V D.

In: Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Vol. 39, No. 5A, 05.1997, p. A185-A193.

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