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Area of turbulence in the Northern magnetic cusp
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- Title Area of turbulence in the Northern magnetic cusp
- Released 10/08/2005 4:13 pm
- Copyright ESA
Magnetic turbulence are mainly created where the solar wind - a constant flow of charged pareticles generated by the Sun - can directly access the magnetosphere, the natural magnetic shield that surrounds and protects our planet. Cluster is studying these phenomena in 3D.