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Jupiter's Magnetic Field Model (VIP4)

version (2.48 KB) by Elias Solorzano
VIP4 computes the magnitude of the Jovian magnetic field with respect to Jupiter's reference frame.


Updated 09 Oct 2013

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VIP4 takes three inputs: Radial Distance [m], Latitude [rad], and Longitude [rad]. The function performs a spherical harmonic expansion of the magnetic field based on the observations of the Voyager, Pioneer, and IFT probes.

J. E. P. Connerney, M. H. Acuña, N. F. Ness, T. Satoh, "New models of Jupiter's magnetic field constrained by the Io flux tube footprint", Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics (1978–2012),

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Elias Solorzano (2021). Jupiter's Magnetic Field Model (VIP4) (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2012b
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