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Animations

These movies are made in the (non-rotating) coordinate frame that is centered on Jupiter with X towards the Sun, Z is Jupiter’s spin axis.

Fieldlines - equatorial slice

Field Lines – Equatorial Slice
by Adam Shinn

These animated field lines were generated with Krishan Khurana’s magnetic field model in fortran. The dashed lines represent the field lines that hit the magnetopause boundary. The movie runs through two rotations of Jupiter.

(Download 27 MB Quicktime movie)

field lines - longitudinal slice

Field Lines – Longitudinal Slice
by Adam Shinn

These animated field lines were generated with Krishan Khurana’s magnetic field model in fortran. The dashed lines represent the field lines that hit the magnetopause boundary. The movie runs through two rotations of Jupiter.

(Download 15 MB Quicktime movie)

Steamlines movie

Stream Lines – Longitudinal Slice
by Adam Shinn

These animated stream lines were generated with Krishan Khurana’s magnetic field model in fortran. The movie runs through two rotations of Jupiter.

(Download 49 MB Quicktime movie)