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By Eric Quémerais, Martin Snow, Roger-Maurice Bonnet

This booklet is the results of a operating team backed by way of ISSI in Bern, which was once before everything created to review attainable how you can calibrate a miles Ultraviolet (FUV) device after release. quite often, ultraviolet tools are good calibrated at the floor, yet regrettably, optics and detectors within the FUV are very delicate to contaminants and it's very tough to avoid illness earlier than and through the attempt and release sequences of an area project. consequently, flooring calibrations must be proven after release and it will be important to maintain tune of the temporal evolution of the sensitivity of the tool through the venture.

The stories offered the following conceal numerous fields of FUV spectroscopy, together with a catalog of stellar spectra, datasets of Moon Irradiance, observations of comets and measurements of the interplanetary history. special modelling of the interplanetary history is gifted to boot. This paintings additionally comprises comparisons of older datasets with present ones. This increases the query of the consistency of the present datasets. past experiments were calibrated independently and comparability of the datasets could lead on to inconsistencies. The authors have attempted to examine that danger within the datasets and while suitable recommend a correction issue for the corresponding data.

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The fluxes with hourly resolution were used to calculate the averaged fluxes (over one day), which were adjusted to 1 AU from the Earth orbit. Then these data were averaged over one Carrington rotation. The charge-exchange ionization rate can be calculated as follows: βex,E (t, 0) = np,E (t) · wsw,E (t) · σ(wsw,E ), where σ(wsw,E ) is the charge-exchange cross-section (Lindsay and Stebbing 2005). The total ionization rate for λ = 0 is calculated as βtot,E (t, λ = 0) = βex,E (t, 0) + βph,E (t, 0).

Orthogonal coordinates of vector w can be represented as follows: ˜ · cos(ϕ) wx = w ˜ · sin(θ) ˜ ˜ · sin(ϕ) wy = w˜ · sin(θ) ˜ ˜ wz = −w˜ · cos(θ) ˜ dw ˜12 sin(θ) ˜1 dθ˜ dϕ. ˜ For velocities from the In spherical coordinates, dw1 = w ˜ subspace Ω1 , θ = θ1 = const for the chosen value of θb and integration over θ˜ is not needed. Hence, for our case Eq. 10) can be rewritten in the following form: +∞ 2π f (r1 , w ˜1 , θ˜ = θ1 , ϕ) ˜ w ˜12 sin(θ1 ) dw ˜1 dϕ. 11) 0 Now, in the case of μ = 1: f (r1 , w ˜1 , θ1 , ϕ) ˜ = fb (θb , w˜1 , θ1 , ϕ) ˜ · exp(−A(r1 , θb , w ˜1 )), where fb is the corresponding velocity distribution function at 90 AU, A is the loss of hydrogen atoms along its trajectory from the outer boundary to point 1 due to the ionization processes and θ1 = θ1 (θb ).

The differences are seen for the total radiation as well as for the radiation scattered by the secondary interstellar atoms. At the same time, there are almost no discrepancies in the line-shifts of model 1 and model 3, despite the fact that model 1 is the simplest model without any of the effects of the heliospheric interface. Therefore one would expect some differences. In order to understand these results we calculated the contribution to the total radial velocity of hydrogen at point 2 (7 AU in downwind) from the particles that reach this point from different directions.

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