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Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
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Enstrophy




Enstrophy was launched from Poker Flat Research Range, Alaska, USA at 06:45:31 UT on 11 February 1999 into a pre-midnight aurora.


UNH Enstrophy Page


Multipoint measurements of field-aligned current density in the auroral zone
(to be released in the Journal of Geophysical Research in 2003)

Yihua Zheng,
    Universities Space Research Association, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA.
Kristina Lynch,
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wilder Laboratory, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.
Manfred Boehm,
    Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center, Palo Alto, California, USA.
Raymond Goldstein,
    Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Hamid Javadi,
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USA.
Peter Schuck,
    Naval Research Laboratory, Washinton, D.C., USA.
Roger L. Arnoldy,
    Institute for the Study of Earth Oceans and Space, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA.
Paul M. Kintner,
    School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.



The Enstrophy main payload


Photograph of FFMs


Layout of FFMs



FFM deployment system concept


Image from the Polar Ultraviolet Imager during the Enstrophy flight


Cartoon representation of the Enstrophy flight


Deployment geometry of the four FFMs



Comprehensive view of the Enstrophy auroral event






























 

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