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By Mario Livio, Keith Noll, Massimo Stiavelli

ISBN-10: 051106229X

ISBN-13: 9780511062292

ISBN-10: 0521824591

ISBN-13: 9780521824590

Precis of the achievements of the Hubble area Telescope in its first decade of operation.

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Clarke, J. , Moos, H. , & Lane, L. 1981 Nature 290, 226. Clarke, J. , G´ erard, J. C. & Ajello, J. 1994 ApJ 430, L73. Clarke, J. , et al. 1995 Science 267, 1302. Clarke, J. T. & the WFPC2 science team 1996 Science 274, 404. Clarke, J. , & G´ erard, J. C. 1998 J. Geophys. Res. 103, E9, 20217. Clarke, J. , et al. 1999 EOS, Trans. AGU 80, 46, F622. Connerney, J. E. , & Owen, T. 1993 Science 262, 1035. Connerney, J. E. , & Satoh, T. 1998 J. Geophys. Res. 103, A6, 11929. , G´ erard, J. , & Vidal-Madjar, A.

T. & the WFPC2 science team 1998 BAAS 30, 1097. Vasavada, A. , Ingersoll, A. , & Anger, C. D. 1999 J. Geophys. Res. 104, E11, 27133. Vincent, M. B. & the WFPC2 science team 1999 Icarus 143, 205. Star formation By J O H N B A L L Y Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, CASA, Campus Box 389, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 The angular resolution of HST has provided stunning images of star forming regions, circumstellar disks, protostellar jets, and outflows from young stars. HST has resolved the cooling layers behind shocks, and enabled the determination of outflow proper motions on time scales less than the post-shock cooling time.

The ultimate source of energy for all these processes on Jupiter was Jupiter’s rotation, which enforced pickup and corotation on the plasma via the magnetic field. This is in contrast to the situation at Earth, where the solar wind is the main source of energy for the aurora. The interaction of Io with Jupiter’s magnetic field is of particular interest. Io is electrically conducting by virtue of its ionosphere, with Jupiter’s magnetic field and the corotating plasma torus sweeping past at a speed exceeding Io’s orbital motion by 56 km s−1 .

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