Governing Equations

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In t roduc t ion The solar wind, away from the vicinity of a planet or other body, is a plasma flowing at supersonic speeds. As a body is approached, a bow shock is formed. Behind the bow shock, the flow is decelerated, and the electro-magnetic effects become pronounced, particularly in the case of a magnetized planet such as the Earth. This paper describes… (More)

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