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Magnetotails in the Solar System

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ISBN-10: 1118842340

ISBN-13: 9781118842348

Edition: 2015

Authors: Andreas Keiling, Peter Delamere, Caitr�ona Jackman

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All magnetized planets in our solar system (Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune) interact strongly with the solar wind and possess well developed magnetotails. However, Mars and Venus have no global intrinsic magnetic field, yet they possess induced magnetotails. Comets have a magnetotail that is formed by the draping of the interplanetary magnetic field. In the case of planetary satellites (moons), the magnetotail refers to the wake region behind the satellite in the flow of either the solar wind or the magnetosphere of its parent planet. The largest magnetotail in our solar system is the heliotail, the "magnetotail" of the heliosphere. The great differences in solar wind…    
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Book details

List price: $175.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Publication date: 2/2/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080