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Table 1 The MLAT of peaks for upward/downward FAC, electron energy flux, and ion energy flux, separately for the dusk and dawn sides, as well as for the two hemisphere. Only the conditions with Bz < 5 nT have been considered

From: Relationship between large-scale ionospheric field-aligned currents and electron/ion precipitations: DMSP observations

  IMF Dusk Dawn
Bz (nT) By (nT) upward FAC (R1) Downward FAC (R2) Electron flux Ion flux upward FAC (R2) Downward FAC (R1) Electron flux Ion flux
NH 0–5 5–10 74 67 74 68 66 75 67 70
0–5 76 69 74 69 68 76 68 71
− 5–0 78 68 73 70 68 76 68 71
− 10–− 5 74 67 72 68 68 73 68 69
− 5–0 5–10 73 66 71 67 66 73 66 70
0–5 74 67 73 68 67 73 67 70
− 5–0 74 67 72 68 68 74 68 71
− 10–− 5 72 65 71 67 66 74 67 70
− 10–− 5 5–10 72 62 69 63 63 69 64 69
0–5 71 64 69 65 64 72 66 69
− 5–0 70 63 68 63 64 72 66 69
− 10–− 5 70 62 68 64 64 71 64 68
SH 0–5 5–10 75 67 71 68 68 74 67 70
0–5 75 68 73 69 68 75 69 72
− 5–0 75 68 73 69 68 76 69 71
− 10–− 5 73 66 72 68 67 74 67 70
− 5–0 5–10 73 65 71 67 66 74 66 69
0–5 74 67 72 68 68 74 68 70
− 5–0 74 67 72 68 68 74 68 70
− 10–− 5 72 65 71 66 66 73 66 69
− 10–− 5 5–10 70 63 67 64 65 73 65 69
0–5 70 63 69 64 65 71 65 68
− 5–0 70 63 69 64 65 71 65 68
− 10–− 5 70 62 70 62 64 70 65 68