Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal: A Case Study

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Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal : A Case Study. / Molera calvés, G.; Kallio, E.; Cimo, G.; Quick, J.; Duev, D. A.; Bocanegra bahamón, T.; Nickola, M.; Kharinov, M. A.; Mikhailov, A. G.

In: Space Weather, Vol. 15, No. 11, 11.2017, p. 1523-1534.

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Molera calvés, G, Kallio, E, Cimo, G, Quick, J, Duev, DA, Bocanegra bahamón, T, Nickola, M, Kharinov, MA & Mikhailov, AG 2017, 'Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal: A Case Study' Space Weather, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 1523-1534. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017SW001701

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Molera calvés, G., Kallio, E., Cimo, G., Quick, J., Duev, D. A., Bocanegra bahamón, T., ... Mikhailov, A. G. (2017). Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal: A Case Study. Space Weather, 15(11), 1523-1534. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017SW001701

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Molera calvés G, Kallio E, Cimo G, Quick J, Duev DA, Bocanegra bahamón T et al. Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal: A Case Study. Space Weather. 2017 Nov;15(11):1523-1534. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017SW001701

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Molera calvés, G. ; Kallio, E. ; Cimo, G. ; Quick, J. ; Duev, D. A. ; Bocanegra bahamón, T. ; Nickola, M. ; Kharinov, M. A. ; Mikhailov, A. G. / Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal : A Case Study. In: Space Weather. 2017 ; Vol. 15, No. 11. pp. 1523-1534.

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title = "Analysis of an Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection by a Spacecraft Radio Signal: A Case Study",
abstract = "Tracking radio communication signals from planetary spacecraft with ground-based telescopes offers the possibility to study the electron density and the interplanetary scintillation of the solar wind. Observations of the telemetry link of planetary spacecraft have been conducted regularly with ground antennae from the European Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network, aiming to study the propagation of radio signals in the solar wind at different solar elongations and distances from the Sun. We have analyzed the Mars Express spacecraft radio signal phase fluctuations while, based on a 3-D heliosphere plasma simulation, an interplanetary coronal mass ejection (ICME) crossed the radio path during one of our observations on 6 April 2015. Our measurements showed that the phase scintillation indices increased by a factor of 4 during the passage of the ICME. The method presented here confirms that the phase scintillation technique based on spacecraft signals provides information of the properties and propagation of the ICMEs in the heliosphere.",
keywords = "Doppler measurement, ICME, Interplanetary scintillation, Solar wind, Spacecraft tracking, VLBI",
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AU - Duev, D. A.

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