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Title: Radiation Around The Earth To A Radial Distance Of 107,400 Km

Journal Article · · Nature
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1038/183430a0· OSTI ID:4292622

Radiation detectors and the radio-telemetry system for Pioneer III observations of the Earth's radiation belt are described. Information is given on the vehicle and its trajectory, and logs of flight and telemetry. Observation data and analysis of the data are presented under the following topics: intensity- structure of the region of trapped radiation; effective radial extent of the geomagnetic field; interplanetary value of cosmic-ray intensity; fluctuations in counting rate beyond 10 earth radii; and biological exposure levels. (J.H.M.)

Research Organization:
State Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City
Sponsoring Organization:
USDOE
NSA Number:
NSA-13-009162
OSTI ID:
4292622
Journal Information:
Nature, Vol. Vol: 183; Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
English