Tail plasma temperature
Date: 22 September 2005
A cut at x=-7.5 RE shows how the plasma cools as it enters the tail.
This animation is part (page7) of the presentation "Cold Dense Plasma Sheet Formation During Northward IMF" given by J. Reader at the 2005 Cluster-Double Star symposium.
Copyright: J. Raeder, Space Science Center & Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire
Last Update: 1 September 2019