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Stellar magnetic field

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  • Magnetic cloud — A magnetic cloud is a transient event observed in the solar wind. It was defined in 1981 by Burlaga et al. 1981 as a region of enhanced magnetic field strength, smooth rotation of the magnetic field vector and low proton density and temperature… …   Wikipedia


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