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In solid red, the mean radial behaviour for the plasma temperature, as derived by averaging at each altitude over all longitudes. Overplotted in dashed black is the reference trend TE · (r/rE)−1.2, while in dashed-dotted black TE · (r/rE)−0.9, where TE = 1.9 × 105 K from Perrone et al. (2019).
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