Astrophysics (index)

Magnetosphere

(area around an object where its magnetic field dominates)

A Magnetosphere is an area around an astronomical object where the object's magnetic field dominates the motion of charged particles. For example, the Earth's magnetosphere extends on the order of ten Earth diameters from Earth. The Sun's extends past Pluto.


(field,magnetism)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetosphere

Referenced by:
Bow Shock
DQ Tau
Juno

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