Solar wind plasma observations made by the Ulysses spacecraft through -80.2° solar latitude and continuing equatorward to -40.1° are summarized. Recurrent high-speed streams and corotating interaction regions dominated at middle latitudes. The speed of the solar wind was typically 700 to 800 kilometers per second poleward of-35°. Corotating reverse shocks persisted farther south than did forward shocks because of the tilt of the heliomagnetic streamer belt. Sporadic coronal mass ejections were seen as far south as -60.5°. Proton temperature was higher and the electron strahl was broader at higher latitudes. The high-latitude wind contained compressional, pressure-balanced, and Alfvénic structures.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1995|
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