CfA Interplanetary Shock Database - Individual Event Detail
 

Database: Wind Shock Analysis
Event ID: 20003131403
Observation time: 11/08/2000 313.58571 1403 [UT]

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General Information (About, Top)

Year 2000
Fractional day of year 313.585712
Arrival time of shock [seconds of day] 50605.5 ± 6.0
Shock type FR
Electron data availability 0
X GSE location of spacecraft [Re] 78.510
Y GSE location of spacecraft [Re] -101.737
Z GSE location of spacecraft [Re] 7.150
Upstream plasma points selected for analysis 0007
Upstream field points selected for analysis 0249
Downstream plasma points selected for analysis 0008
Downstream field points selected for analysis 0298
Minimum chisq/dof for RH8,RH9,RH10 17.19, 18.96, 19.39
Event added to database
Mon Feb 14 11:11:00 2005
Event last processed
Mon Mar 30 20:01:21 2009
Method selected
RH08
Propagation delay to Earth [minutes]
17.291 ± 0.634

Asymptotic plasma parameters (About, Top)

Parameter
Upstream
Downstream
Vx GSE [km/s] -486.7 ± 1.1 -512.8 ± 2.7
Vy GSE [km/s] 28.2 ± 1.6 3.6 ± 2.5
Vz GSE [km/s] -24.7 ± 1.5 -13.1 ± 2.9
Wi [km/s] 25.4 ± 2.6 18.5 ± 0.6
We [km/s] 802.2 ± 82.2 585.4 ± 20.3
Ni [n/cc] 24.3 ± 1.5 11.4 ± 0.7
Bx GSE [nT] 3.3 ± 0.8 0.4 ± 0.8
By GSE [nT] -1.3 ± 0.7 -0.3 ± 0.5
Bz GSE [nT] 4.1 ± 0.9 0.7 ± 0.9
Plasma Beta
1.096 ± 0.932
4.167 ± 4.671
Sound Speed [km/s]
32.75 ± 3.36
23.90 ± 0.83
Alfven Speed [km/s]
24.59 ± 1.48
9.62 ± 1.95

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

Method Nx Ny Nz Theta [degrees] Phi [degrees]
MC -0.911 ± 0.229 0.137 ± 0.885 0.388 ± 0.367 22.85 ± 27.84 171.45 ± 55.64
VC -0.693 ± 0.050 -0.654 ± 0.053 0.304 ± 0.295 17.73 ± 4.36 223.33 ± 4.14
MX1 -0.646 ± 0.076 -0.681 ± 0.074 0.345 ± 0.330 20.15 ± 6.91 226.50 ± 5.96
MX2 -0.697 ± 0.202 -0.618 ± 0.221 0.363 ± 0.346 21.31 ± 16.55 221.55 ± 17.26
MX3 -0.644 ± 0.077 -0.687 ± 0.074 0.337 ± 0.324 19.69 ± 6.71 226.84 ± 6.02
RH08 -0.994 ± 0.002 -0.026 ± 0.019 0.106 ± 0.106 6.09 ± 0.98 181.50 ± 1.10
RH09 -0.993 ± 0.008 0.043 ± 0.070 0.106 ± 0.106 6.09 ± 4.02 177.49 ± 4.03
RH10 -0.993 ± 0.008 0.043 ± 0.070 0.106 ± 0.106 6.09 ± 4.02 177.49 ± 4.03
Average -0.822 -0.305 0.257 15.001 200.770
Median -0.697 -0.026 0.337 19.694 221.552
Deviation 0.165 0.382 0.127 7.515 25.628

Key shock parameters (About, Top)

Method ThetaBn Shock Speed Compression
MC 72.8 ± 12.0 415.8 ± 4.5 0.48 ± 0.02
VC 87.5 ± 4.4 277.8 ± 4.9 0.48 ± 0.02
MX1 88.8 ± 4.2 253.4 ± 5.0 0.48 ± 0.02
MX2 89.4 ± 5.0 279.5 ± 5.0 0.48 ± 0.02
MX3 89.0 ± 4.1 252.4 ± 4.9 0.48 ± 0.02
RH08 58.9 ± 10.0 456.1 ± 4.3 0.48 ± 0.02
RH09 57.8 ± 10.6 459.4 ± 4.2 0.48 ± 0.02
RH10 57.8 ± 10.6 459.4 ± 4.2 0.48 ± 0.02
Average 75.2 356.7 0.48
Median 87.5 415.8 0.48
Deviation 15.2 98.7 0.00

Upstream wave speeds and mach numbers (About, Top)

Method
dV
Slow
Intermediate
Fast
Slow
Mach
Fast
Mach
MC -22.0 ± 1.8 5.8 ± 0.2 7.3 ± 0.4 40.6 ± 2.4 -3.77 ± 0.37 -0.54 ± 0.07
VC -33.5 ± 0.5 0.8 ± 0.0 1.1 ± 0.1 41.0 ± 2.4 -40.11 ± 1.70 -0.82 ± 0.05
MX1 -33.4 ± 0.5 0.4 ± 0.0 0.5 ± 0.0 41.0 ± 2.4 -81.27 ± 3.50 -0.82 ± 0.05
MX2 -33.5 ± 0.5 0.2 ± 0.0 0.2 ± 0.0 41.0 ± 2.4 -172.76 ± 7.78 -0.82 ± 0.05
MX3 -33.3 ± 0.5 0.4 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.0 41.0 ± 2.4 -94.28 ± 4.04 -0.82 ± 0.05
RH8 -24.3 ± 1.2 10.5 ± 0.3 12.7 ± 0.8 39.7 ± 2.4 -2.33 ± 0.15 -0.62 ± 0.06
RH9 -22.6 ± 1.3 10.8 ± 0.3 13.1 ± 0.8 39.6 ± 2.4 -2.10 ± 0.15 -0.58 ± 0.06
RH10 -22.6 ± 1.3 10.8 ± 0.3 13.1 ± 0.8 39.6 ± 2.4 -2.10 ± 0.15 -0.58 ± 0.06
Average -28.2 5.0 6.1 40.4 -49.8 -0.7
Median -24.3 5.8 7.3 41.0 -3.8 -0.6
Deviation 5.7 5.1 6.2 0.7 62.2 0.1

Downstream wave speeds and mach numbers (About, Top)

Method
dV
Slow
Intermediate
Fast
Slow
Mach
Fast
Mach
MC -46.8 ± 2.3 2.6 ± 0.5 2.8 ± 0.6 25.7 ± 0.7 -18.35 ± 3.83 -1.83 ± 0.11
VC -71.2 ± 3.3 0.4 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 25.8 ± 0.7 -193.57 ± 39.17 -2.76 ± 0.18
MX1 -71.0 ± 3.3 0.2 ± 0.0 0.2 ± 0.0 25.8 ± 0.7 -392.45 ± 79.32 -2.75 ± 0.18
MX2 -71.1 ± 3.3 0.1 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 25.8 ± 0.7 -833.01 ± 168.56 -2.75 ± 0.18
MX3 -70.9 ± 3.3 0.2 ± 0.0 0.2 ± 0.0 25.8 ± 0.7 -455.56 ± 92.08 -2.75 ± 0.18
RH8 -52.1 ± 2.7 4.7 ± 0.8 5.0 ± 1.0 25.4 ± 0.7 -11.54 ± 2.46 -2.05 ± 0.12
RH9 -48.7 ± 2.6 4.8 ± 0.9 5.1 ± 1.0 25.4 ± 0.7 -10.45 ± 2.24 -1.92 ± 0.12
RH10 -48.7 ± 2.6 4.8 ± 0.9 5.1 ± 1.0 25.4 ± 0.7 -10.45 ± 2.24 -1.92 ± 0.12
Average -60.1 2.2 2.4 25.6 -240.7 -2.3
Median -52.1 2.6 2.8 25.8 -18.3 -2.1
Deviation 11.8 2.3 2.4 0.2 300.1 0.4

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