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Jupiter

Energetic Particles

The energetic particle intensities measured by the Ulysses instruments during the flyby were generally lower than observed by the Voyager spacecraft. A major discovery during the outbound pass was the existence at high latitudes of very strong counter-flowing streams of electrons and ions, constituting large currents that apparently feed into the auroral regions.


Last Update: 21 November 2006

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