S2_2_Ion Tails of Comets_v2

James Hutchinson, Emma Tebbs, Edward Comyn-Platt


Further to Cowley’s review article entitled Ion Tails of Comets, an investigation was made into the suggestion that it is UV radiation from the sun which ionises the gas particles in a comet’s coma, and the ion tail is caused by their subsequent motions due to magnetic fields.


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