Magnetic reconnection in 3D
Date: 19 January 2010
Depicts: 3D view of a magnetic reconnection event
The shape and location of a magnetic reconnection region derived from the Cluster data. The four Cluster spacecraft are represented by four cubes in black (C1), red (C2), green (C3) and blue (C4). The red and yellow spheres symbolise the two identified magnetic nulls and the thick blue line represents the X-line.
Last Update: 1 September 2019