CfA Interplanetary Shock Database - Individual Event Detail
 

Database: Wind Shock Analysis
Event ID: 20002230513
Observation time: 08/10/2000 223.21762 0513 [UT]

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General Information (About, Top)

Year 2000
Fractional day of year 223.217622
Arrival time of shock [seconds of day] 18802.5 ± 6.0
Shock type FF
Electron data availability 0
X GSE location of spacecraft [Re] -21.958
Y GSE location of spacecraft [Re] -60.850
Z GSE location of spacecraft [Re] -5.950
Upstream plasma points selected for analysis 0012
Upstream field points selected for analysis 0380
Downstream plasma points selected for analysis 0003
Downstream field points selected for analysis 0294
Minimum chisq/dof for RH8,RH9,RH10 19.17, 27.18, 28.54
Event added to database
Mon Feb 14 11:10:12 2005
Event last processed
Mon Mar 30 19:39:46 2009
Method selected
RH08
Propagation delay to Earth [minutes]
-14.670 ± 0.798

Asymptotic plasma parameters (About, Top)

Parameter
Upstream
Downstream
Vx GSE [km/s] -360.8 ± 3.7 -393.0 ± 6.7
Vy GSE [km/s] -55.0 ± 2.1 -72.7 ± 0.3
Vz GSE [km/s] 15.1 ± 7.8 2.7 ± 5.0
Wi [km/s] 29.4 ± 1.9 38.7 ± 0.2
We [km/s] 928.7 ± 60.8 1224.6 ± 7.0
Ni [n/cc] 6.1 ± 0.4 10.4 ± 1.3
Bx GSE [nT] -2.3 ± 0.3 -6.1 ± 1.2
By GSE [nT] 5.9 ± 0.3 8.9 ± 0.5
Bz GSE [nT] -1.9 ± 0.9 -1.9 ± 0.9
Plasma Beta
0.244 ± 0.248
0.267 ± 0.288
Sound Speed [km/s]
37.91 ± 2.48
50.00 ± 0.29
Alfven Speed [km/s]
59.80 ± 1.91
75.33 ± 6.00

Best values of shock front normal for each method (About, Top)

Method Nx Ny Nz Theta [degrees] Phi [degrees]
MC -0.490 ± 0.222 -0.772 ± 0.214 0.405 ± 0.381 23.88 ± 29.49 237.57 ± 14.24
VC -0.822 ± 0.086 -0.469 ± 0.101 -0.324 ± 0.312 -18.90 ± 13.67 209.69 ± 6.52
MX1 -0.658 ± 0.126 -0.718 ± 0.117 -0.228 ± 0.224 -13.16 ± 13.57 227.51 ± 9.61
MX2 -0.657 ± 0.124 -0.702 ± 0.118 -0.275 ± 0.268 -15.95 ± 14.98 226.89 ± 9.26
MX3 -0.655 ± 0.127 -0.683 ± 0.124 -0.323 ± 0.311 -18.86 ± 16.76 226.23 ± 9.08
RH08 -0.723 ± 0.013 -0.666 ± 0.014 0.184 ± 0.182 10.62 ± 1.81 222.62 ± 1.04
RH09 -0.757 ± 0.045 -0.649 ± 0.052 -0.073 ± 0.072 -4.16 ± 4.03 220.61 ± 3.95
RH10 -0.757 ± 0.045 -0.649 ± 0.052 -0.073 ± 0.072 -4.16 ± 4.03 220.61 ± 3.95
Average -0.690 -0.663 -0.088 -5.087 223.966
Median -0.658 -0.666 -0.073 -4.165 226.230
Deviation 0.101 0.089 0.263 15.360 7.921

Key shock parameters (About, Top)

Method ThetaBn Shock Speed Compression
MC 51.0 ± 3.7 284.6 ± 6.7 1.72 ± 0.22
VC 87.9 ± 3.3 411.3 ± 12.3 1.72 ± 0.22
MX1 70.1 ± 3.3 362.6 ± 12.5 1.72 ± 0.22
MX2 71.7 ± 3.5 361.1 ± 13.3 1.72 ± 0.22
MX3 73.5 ± 3.7 358.6 ± 14.0 1.72 ± 0.22
RH08 67.0 ± 2.7 379.9 ± 7.0 1.72 ± 0.22
RH09 73.1 ± 2.6 398.3 ± 9.5 1.72 ± 0.22
RH10 73.1 ± 2.6 398.3 ± 9.5 1.72 ± 0.22
Average 70.9 369.3 1.72
Median 73.1 379.9 1.72
Deviation 10.1 39.6 0.00

Upstream wave speeds and mach numbers (About, Top)

Method
dV
Slow
Intermediate
Fast
Slow
Mach
Fast
Mach
MC 59.1 ± 4.4 21.1 ± 1.0 37.6 ± 1.2 67.7 ± 1.3 2.82 ± 0.29 0.87 ± 0.07
VC 93.9 ± 2.4 1.2 ± 0.0 2.2 ± 0.1 70.9 ± 1.3 81.59 ± 4.28 1.33 ± 0.05
MX1 89.2 ± 2.4 11.0 ± 0.5 20.4 ± 0.7 70.0 ± 1.3 8.10 ± 0.43 1.28 ± 0.05
MX2 89.6 ± 2.4 10.1 ± 0.4 18.7 ± 0.6 70.1 ± 1.3 8.87 ± 0.46 1.28 ± 0.05
MX3 89.7 ± 2.6 9.2 ± 0.4 17.0 ± 0.5 70.3 ± 1.3 9.82 ± 0.50 1.28 ± 0.05
RH8 79.6 ± 3.7 12.7 ± 0.5 23.4 ± 0.7 69.7 ± 1.3 6.29 ± 0.49 1.14 ± 0.06
RH9 90.5 ± 2.6 9.4 ± 0.4 17.4 ± 0.6 70.2 ± 1.3 9.69 ± 0.58 1.29 ± 0.05
RH10 90.5 ± 2.6 9.4 ± 0.4 17.4 ± 0.6 70.2 ± 1.3 9.69 ± 0.58 1.29 ± 0.05
Average 85.3 10.5 19.3 69.9 17.1 1.2
Median 89.7 10.1 18.7 70.2 9.7 1.3
Deviation 11.4 5.5 9.7 1.0 26.2 0.1

Downstream wave speeds and mach numbers (About, Top)

Method
dV
Slow
Intermediate
Fast
Slow
Mach
Fast
Mach
MC 34.6 ± 5.4 27.5 ± 0.7 47.4 ± 3.8 86.2 ± 5.2 1.26 ± 0.16 0.40 ± 0.04
VC 55.2 ± 4.0 1.5 ± 0.0 2.7 ± 0.2 90.4 ± 5.2 36.69 ± 1.61 0.61 ± 0.01
MX1 52.5 ± 3.4 14.4 ± 0.4 25.7 ± 2.0 89.3 ± 5.2 3.65 ± 0.14 0.59 ± 0.01
MX2 52.6 ± 3.1 13.2 ± 0.4 23.6 ± 1.9 89.5 ± 5.2 3.99 ± 0.13 0.59 ± 0.00
MX3 52.5 ± 2.9 11.9 ± 0.3 21.4 ± 1.7 89.7 ± 5.2 4.40 ± 0.12 0.59 ± 0.00
RH8 46.7 ± 5.8 16.5 ± 0.4 29.4 ± 2.3 88.9 ± 5.2 2.82 ± 0.28 0.52 ± 0.03
RH9 53.7 ± 4.8 12.2 ± 0.3 21.9 ± 1.7 89.6 ± 5.2 4.40 ± 0.27 0.60 ± 0.02
RH10 53.7 ± 4.8 12.2 ± 0.3 21.9 ± 1.7 89.6 ± 5.2 4.40 ± 0.27 0.60 ± 0.02
Average 50.2 13.7 24.2 89.1 7.7 0.6
Median 52.6 13.2 23.6 89.6 4.4 0.6
Deviation 6.8 7.1 12.2 1.3 11.8 0.1

Survey interval (About, Top)
Survey of solar wind interval
Selected data (About, Top)
Key plasma parameters
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Velocity
V

Magnetic Field
B


Simple Methods (About, Top)
Simple methods
Rankine Chi^2 Contour (About, Top)

Chisq


Shock Speed (About, Top)
Shock Speed

Theta Bn (About, Top)
Theta Bn

Mach Numbers (About, Top)

Upstream wave speeds
Upstream Mach numbers
Downsteam wave speeds
Downstream mach numbers
Page updated Mon Apr 13 08:55:21 2009
Michael L Stevens (mstevens@cfa.harvard.edu)

   
 

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