Browsing by Author "McComas, David J."
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Slowdown and heating of interstellar neutral helium by elastic collisions beyond the heliopause Swaczyna, P.; Rahmanifard, F.; Zirnstein, E. J.; McComas, David J.; Heerikhuisen, J. (IOP Publishing, 2021)Direct sampling of interstellar neutral (ISN) atoms close to the Sun enables studies of the very local interstellar medium (VLISM) around the heliosphere. The primary population of ISN helium atoms has, until now, been ...
The IBEX ribbon as a signature of the inhomogeneity of the local interstellar medium Fichtner, Horst; Scherer, Klaus; Effenberger, Frederic; Zönnchen, Jochen; Schwadron, Nathan; McComas, David J. (2014)Context. A new hypothesis is offered to explain the so-called ribbon feature appearing in the all-sky flux maps of energetic neutral atoms presently observed with the IBEX spacecraft, namely that the ribbon is a consequence ...
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