Shock waves and coronal transients: The event of 1980 April 17

D. E. Gary, T. E. Gergely, M. R. Kundu

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Abstract

The coronal mass ejection (CME) event of 1980 April 17 was observed with the SMM coronagraph, and an accompanying Type II (shock wave related) burst was observed simultaneously with the Culgoora and Clark Lake radioheliographs. The method of analysis of the combined radio observations is presented. Although the radio positions were affected by severe ionospheric refraction, the combined radio observations allow a useful reduction in the range of possible positions of the 80 MHz source when the 43 MHz source is required to lie within the range of position angles of the CME. The positions of the 80 MHz radio sources under this assumption are compared with the positions of the CME loop.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-314
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Space Research
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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