Solar System Magnetospheres

@article{Blanc2005SolarSM,
  title={Solar System Magnetospheres},
  author={M. Blanc and R. Kallenbach and N. Erkaev},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={116},
  pages={227-298}
}
This article proposes a short review of our present knowledge of solar system magnetospheres, with the purpose of placing the study of Saturn’s magnetosphere in the context of a comparative approach. We describe the diversity of solar system magnetospheres and the underlying causes of this diversity: nature and magnetization state of the planetary obstacle, presence or not of a dense atmosphere, rotation state of the planet, existence of a system of satellites, rings and neutral gas populations… Expand
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