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A wave on the magnetopause passing by the four Cluster satellites

A wave on the magnetopause passing by the four Cluster satellites


Date: 18 February 2001
Depicts: Artist's impression of a passing plasma wave
Copyright: ESA

ESA's Cluster satellites have confirmed that the outer regions of the Earth's magnetosphere - the magnetic bubble that surrounds our planet - are rocked by a continuous series of rippling waves that resemble the rollers (long-swelling waves) on a terrestrial ocean.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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