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Performance of Akatsuki/IR2 in Venus orbit: the first year

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By: Satoh et al (2017) 
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Featured article by Satoh et al (2017):
It is essential for instruments that work in space or at or near the target bodies, to be characterized under the actual operating conditions. Establishing the procedure of data processing is important as well. IR2, which cools its sensor and optics by a cryo-cooler, is affected in particular by thermal environment in the orbit. Satoh et al (2017) made efforts to produce the data with best possible quality by understanding the behavior of IR2. Achievements include the brightness correction between electrically-independent quadrants of the sensor, the flat-field response, and the absolute calibration coefficients for high-precision photometry of Venus. It is expected that such "quality assured" IR2 data will be used in a variety of studies from the atmospheric dynamics to the cloud microphysics.

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EPS Young Researcher Award 2017

Hisashi Hayakawa wins the award as the first author of the following paper. 

Records of sunspot and aurora during CE 960–1279 in the Chinese chronicle of the Sòng dynasty​​​​​​​
Hisashi Hayakawa, Harufumi Tamazawa, Akito Davis Kawamura and Hiroaki Isobe

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EPS Excellent Paper Award 2017

The following paper wins the award.  

Simultaneous observation of the electron acceleration and ion deceleration over lunar magnetic anomalies
Yoshifumi Saito, Masaki N. Nishino, Masaki Fujimoto, Tadateru Yamamoto,Shoichiro Yokota, Hideo Tsunakawa, Hidetoshi Shibuya, Masaki Matsushima, Hisayoshi Shimizu, Futoshi Takahashi

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Near-Earth plasma sheet boundary dynamics during substorm dipolarization

Nakamura et al. (2017) report on the evolution of the near-Earth plasma sheet boundary during an intense substorm. Based on multi-point analysis using the four-spacecraft measurements from Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) together with Geotail and GOES spacecraft and comparison with MHD model of the reconnection jet, spatial structure of the high-speed plasma flows and associated field-aligned current pattern are deduced.  It is shown that the dynamics in the boundary region of the near-Earth plasma sheet are controlled both by the Earthward flow braking process and by the accumulated magnetic flux due to near-Earth reconnection evolving tailward.

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