Astrophysics (index)

Heliopause

(boundary between solar wind and the interstellar medium)

The Heliopause is the boundary between the Solar Wind and the Interstellar Medium (ISM). The Voyager 1 spacecraft has apparently reached it on the order of 120 AU out.


(physics,solar system)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliopause_(astronomy)
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