• Characteristics of Pi2 pulsations at an equatorial station and its occurrence association with the phase of the Moon

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      Pulsations; equatorial station; lunar influence; diurnal variations

    • Abstract

       

      Diurnal variations of occurrence hours and the period of Pi2 pulsations at Choutuppal (India) for nearly half a solar cycle are presented. Maximum occurrence is noticed to be around local midnight in all the seasons. Shorter periods are observed in the late afternoon hours in E-and J-seasons. Lunar influence on the occurrence of Pi2 pulsations at this station is inferred with the occurrence due to this influence peaking in the vicinity of the lunar phase4.

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      Neeta H Majmudar1 2 D R K Rao1

      1. Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Colaba, Bombay - 400 005, India
      2. Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda - 390 001, India
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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