International Journal of
Physical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Phys. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-1950
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPS
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2572

Full Length Research Paper

Application of Ojih-Okeke modified empirical coronal mass ejection arrival (ECA) model in predicting the arrival time of coronal mass ejections (CMEs)

Ojih Victorial B.
  • Ojih Victorial B.
  • Department of Physics, Federal College of Education (T), Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.
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Okeke Francisca N.
  • Okeke Francisca N.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 23 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 27 July 2017
  •  Published: 30 August 2017


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