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A boundary within the heliosphere, situated 70–90 AU from the Sun, where the solar wind slows down to subsonic speeds. The termination shock lies within the heliopause, and the intervening region is referred to as the heliosheath.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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