J. Space Weather Space Clim.
Volume 2, 2012
|Number of page(s)||13|
|Published online||31 July 2012|
Presence of solar filament plasma detected in interplanetary coronal mass ejections by in situ spacecraft
3, Indra Nagar, North Sunderwas, Udaipur 313001, India
2 Udaipur Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory, Badi Road, Udaipur 313001, India
* corresponding author: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 11 July 2012
Aims: To identify the solar filament plasma at 1 AU by using in situ spacecraft data.
Methods: We used magnetic, plasma and compositional parameters to identify the presence of filamentary material within and outside magnetic clouds.
Results: We report two cases of observed filament plasma embedded in interplanetary coronal mass ejections (ICMEs) related to a flare-associated eruptive filament and a quiescent filament eruption at different phases of solar cycle by using magnetic, plasma, and compositional parameters.
Conclusions: Analysis of in situ multi-spacecraft observations of ICME structures and substructures confirms the presence of solar filament material.
Key words: interplanetary coronal mass ejection (ICME) / filaments / plasma / solar wind
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