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By Andreas Keiling, Eric Donovan, Fran Bagenal, Tomas Karlsson

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some of the most elementary facets of the aurora stay unexplained. whereas long ago terrestrial and planetary auroras were principally taken care of in separate books, Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric tactics: Earth and different Planets takes a holistic technique, treating the aurora as a basic technique and discussing the phenomenology, physics, and courting with the respective planetary magnetospheres in a single quantity. whereas there are a few behaviors universal in auroras of different planets, there also are notable adjustments that attempt our uncomplicated knowing of auroral methods. the target, upon which this monograph is targeted, is to attach our wisdom of auroral morphology to the actual tactics within the magnetosphere that energy and constitution discrete and diffuse auroras. knowing this connection will lead to a extra whole clarification of the aurora and likewise additional the target of having the ability to interpret the worldwide auroral distributions as a dynamic map of the magnetosphere. the quantity synthesizes 5 significant parts: auroral phenomenology, aurora and ionospheric electrodynamics, discrete auroral acceleration, aurora and magnetospheric dynamics, and comparative planetary aurora. masking the new advances in observations, simulation, and concept, this booklet will serve a large group of scientists, together with graduate scholars, learning auroras at Mars, Earth, Saturn, and Jupiter. Projected past our sun process, it may possibly even be of curiosity for astronomers who're searching for aurora-active exoplanets.Content:

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Henderson Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA We show that poleward boundary intensifications and auroral streamers can evolve into auroral torches and omega bands. We show that quasiperiodic generation of streamers near a given magnetic local time region can produce a quasiperiodic train of auroral torches that successively drift eastward to create an omega band structure. We also show that subsequent streamers can create new torches “on top” of an existing omega band form.

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