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Ground-Based and Space Observations of Planetary Thunderstorm Activity
Proceedings of the Seventh International Kharkov Symposium on Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves (MSMW'2010), 21-26 June 2010, Kharkov, Ukraine, pp.1 - 3 (2010)

V.V. Zakharenko, C. Milostnaya, A.A. Konovalenko, G.V. Litvinenko, G. Fischer, J.-M. Greissmeier, P. Zarka, B.P. Ryabov, D.M. Vavriv, V.B. Ryabov, H.O. Rucker, P. Ravier, M. Sidorchuk, B. Cecconi, A. Coffre, L. Denis, C. Fabrice, R.V. Kozhin, D. Mukha, L. Pallier, J. Schneider, V. Shevchenko, V.V. Vinogradov, R. Weber and V. Nikolaenko

After twenty-five years of study on Saturn electrostatic discharges (SED) with the aid of spacecrafts (Voyager I, II, Cassini) the first successful ground-based observations with radio telescopes UTR-2 were carried out. The result was unambiguous registration of 70 events by ground-based instrument during the storm E, which lasted about a month in January-February 2006. This work presents the observation results of Saturn Electrostatic Discharges at UTR-2 radio telescope, comparison with the detected SEDs on Cassini spacecraft, correlation functions obtained and time coincidence of individual and integral SED of ground-based and space observations. We also analyze the behavior of the SED in the start period of the storm F.