Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current by Bruce T. Tsurutani, Robert G. Stone

By Bruce T. Tsurutani, Robert G. Stone

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C. HSIEH,' A. H. LUTTRELL, 2 E. MARSCH,AND R. SCHWENN Max-Planck-Institut fa'r Aeronomie, 3411 Katlenburg-Lindau, Federal Republic of Germany A review of the more recent observations regarding interplanetary shock waves and shock-related phenomena near and within I AU is presented. In particular, the observations of interplanetary fast mode shocks are summarized in terms of their solar and interplanetary origin, of their observed characteristics with respect to the solar cycle, the solar wind stream-structure, and the heliocentric radial distance, and in terms of their three-dimensional propagation properties in the inner part of the heliosphere.

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