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

Abstract

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.)

Authors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
State Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
4292622
NSA Number:
NSA-13-009162
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nature
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: Vol: 183; Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS; COSMIC RADIATION; DETECTION; EARTH; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MEASURED VALUES; RADIATION BELTS; RADIATION DOSES; RADIATIONS; SATELLITES; SPACE; TRAPS; VARIATIONS

Citation Formats

Van Allen, J A, and Frank, L A. Radiation Around The Earth To A Radial Distance Of 107,400 Km. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 1959. Web. doi:10.1038/183430a0.
Van Allen, J A, & Frank, L A. Radiation Around The Earth To A Radial Distance Of 107,400 Km. Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1038/183430a0.
Van Allen, J A, and Frank, L A. Sat . "Radiation Around The Earth To A Radial Distance Of 107,400 Km". Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1038/183430a0.
@article{osti_4292622,
title = {Radiation Around The Earth To A Radial Distance Of 107,400 Km},
author = {Van Allen, J A and Frank, L A},
abstractNote = {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.)},
doi = {10.1038/183430a0},
journal = {Nature},
number = ,
volume = Vol: 183,
place = {Country unknown/Code not available},
year = {1959},
month = {2}
}