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Solar Wind Interactions and the Magnetosphere

  • A. J. Dessler
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 10)

Abstract

Before undertaking our examination and description of the magnetosphere, we shall discuss the solar wind. We do this because the solar wind is the dominant force on the outer surface of the magnetosphere and presumably is the source of energy for processes occurring within the magnetosphere as well as terrestrial observable events.

Keywords

Solar Wind Interplanetary Magnetic Field Magnetic Storm Supersonic Flow Solar Corona 
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