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Measurements and model of Earth's bow shock

Measurements and model of Earth's bow shock


Date: 07 October 2003
Copyright: courtesy of Jonatan Eastwood, Imperial College, London

The top figure shows the components of the three-dimensional current system flowing at the bow shock measured by four Cluster satellites, and the total magnetic field from Cluster 1, showing a strong compression of the interplanetary magnetic field. The bottom figure is a model of the current systems at the bow shock.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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