Instruments

General | Orbit | LEP | ATV | MGF | EFD | ELF/VLF | PWS | RDM| SMS | TED

Detailed descriptions of the Akebono mission and instruments can be found in the papers and related sites below. See also contacts and data.


General Information on Akebono


Orbit


Low Energy Particle (LEP)

  • Mukai, T., N. Kaya, E. Sagawa, M. Hirahara, W. Miyake, T. Obara, H. Miyaoka, S. Machida, H. Yamagishi, M. Ejiri, H. Matsumoto, and T. Itoh, Low energy charged particle observations in the "Auroral" Magnetosphere: First results from the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 479-496, 1990.
  • Readme

Auroral Image (ATV)

  • Oguti, T., E. Kaneda, M. Ejiri, S. Sasaki, A. Kadokura, T. Yamamoto, K. Hayashi, R. Fujii, and K. Makita, Studies of aurora dynamics by Aurora-TV on the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 555-564, 1990.
  • Readme (in Japanese)

Magnetic Field (MGF)

  • Fukunishi, H., R. Fujii, S. Kokubun, K. Hayashi, T. Tohyama, Y. Tonegawa, S. Okano, M. Sugiura, K. Yumoto, I. Aoyama, T. Sakurai, T. Saito, T. Iijima, A. Nishida, and M. Natori, Magnetic field observations on the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 385-409, 1990.
  • Readme

Electric Field (EFD)

  • Hayakawa, H., T. Okada, M. Ejiri, A. Kadokura, Y.-I. Kohno, K. Maezawa, S. Machida, A. Matsuoka, T. Mukai, M. Nakamura, A. Nishida, T. Obara, Y. Tanaka, F. S. Mozer, G. Haerendel, and K. Tsuruda, Electric field measurement on the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 371-384, 1990.
  • Readme

Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) and Very Low Frequency (VLF) Plasma Wave

  • Kimura, I., K. Hashimoto, I. Nagano, T. Okada, M. Yamamoto, T. Yoshino, H. Matsumoto, M. Ejiri, and K. Hayashi, VLF observations by the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite, J. Geomagn. Geoelectr., 42, 459-478, 1990.
  • Readme (ELF/VLF)
  • Readme (VLF MCA)

Plasma Wave and Sounder (PWS)

  • Oya, H, A. Morioka, K. Kobayashi, M. Iizima, T. Ono, H. Miyaoka, T. Okada and T. Obara, Plasma wave observation and sounder experiments (PWS) using the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite — Instrumentation and initial results including discovery of the high altitude equatorial plasma turbulence, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 411-442, 1990.
  • Readme

Radiation Monitor (RDM)

  • Takagi, S., T. Nakamura, T. Kohno, N. Shiono, F. Makino, Observation of Space Radiation Environment with EXOS-D, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., NS-40, 1491-1497, 1993.
  • Readme

Suprathermal Ion Mass Spectrum (SMS)

  • Whalen, B. A., J. R. Burrows, A. W. Yau, E. E. Budzinski, A. M. Pilon, I. Iwamoto, K. Marubashi, S. Watanabe, H. Mori, and E. Sagawa, The Suprathermal Ion Mass Spectrometer (SMS) onboard the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 511-536, 1990.
  • Readme

Thermal Electron Energy Distribution (TED)

  • Abe, T., K. Oyama, H. Amemiya, S. Watanabe, T. Okuzawa, and K. Schlegel, Measurements of temperature and velocity distribution of thermal electrons by Akebono (EXOS-D) Satellite — Experimental setup and preliminary results —, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 42, 537-554, 1990.
  • Readme

Last Modified: 24 July 2013