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B. Solar Wind Interaction with Mars Less is known about the interaction of the
solar wind with Mars than with Venus. The magnetic moment of Mars is clearly
much less than that of the Earth. The understanding of the solar wind interaction
The neutral gas becomes ionized by solar ultraviolet radiation, by charge
exchange with solar wind ions, and by impact with solar wind electrons.
Photoioniza- tion simply adds mass to the solar wind, as does impact ionization.
Schematic illustration of the magnetosphere of earth, the nearby plasma
environment formed by the interactions of the solar wind with the geomagnetic
field. tic speed in the ionized gas, a shock wave is established. The average
location of the ...
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Seismology Observational 17 Stochastic Description
Seismology Theoretical 47 Solar Chimneys
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