Earth's magnetic field

Earth's magnetic field

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Caption: Earth's magnetosphere. Supercomputer model of the Earth's magnetosphere viewed on the sunward side. The magnetosphere is the region in space controlled by the Earth's internal magnetic field. Semi-transparent surfaces represent particle density (red is high, blue is low), lines surrounding the Earth (centre) represent magnetic field and yellow ribbons represent the paths of charged solar wind particles.

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