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heliosphere

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The region of space around the Sun within which the solar wind flows. The heliosphere is thought to be about 100 AU in radius, and is bounded by the heliopause, beyond which interstellar...

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heliosphere

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 88 words.

The region of space around the Sun within which the solar wind flows. The heliosphere is thought to be about

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heliosphere

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 103 words.

The bubble of space around the Sun within which the solar wind flows. The heliosphere is about 120 au in radius

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heliosphere

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The region of space around the Sun within which the solar wind flows. The heliosphere is thought to be about 100 AU in radius, and is bounded by the heliopause, beyond which interstellar...

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heliosphere

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 45 words.

A region of space through which the solar wind flows outwards from the Sun. The heliopause is the boundary of

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heliosphere

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 45 words.

A region of space through which the *solar wind flows outwards from the Sun. The heliopause is the boundary

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How comets reveal structure of the inner heliosphere

Yudish Ramanjooloo.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 2853 words.

Yudish Ramanjooloo, Rishbeth Prizewinner at the 2012 NAM, describes how the interaction between comets and the solar wind can help to understand the inner heliosphere structure.

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Galactic cosmic rays in the heliosphere

Simon R Thomas, Mathew J Owens and Mike Lockwood.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 2420 words.

Simon R Thomas, Mathew J Owens and Mike Lockwood discuss how neutron monitor counts can help map space weather. This won the 2014 Rishbeth Prize for the best student talk at the Hot Spring...

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What shape is the heliosphere?

in Astronomy & Geophysics

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 278 words.

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Reaching out through the heliosphere

Lucie Green.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 203 words.

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The 3-D Sun and heliosphere at solar maximum

Bob Forsyth and Andy Breen.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 977 words.

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