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AFAIK, Jupiter has the strongest magnetic field in the solar system, and it's so powerful that I've been told humans only could survive the radiation generated by it in its mooon Callisto, with proper protection.

But how about Saturn? Saturn has the second strongest magnetic field in the solar system. Which moons of Saturn could men survive from the radiation generated by the planet's magnetic field in?

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    $\begingroup$ Interesting! I will look more into this. $\endgroup$ – Max0815 Feb 26 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ "...could men survive from the radiation..." This does not sound like a question about Astronomy. You can ask about the type and intensity of charged particles here, but I think the part of the question about survivability should be asked separately in Space Exploration SE. Another option is to move the whole question there, but it wouldn't be necessary. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Feb 27 at 0:05
  • $\begingroup$ hmmmm.. when astronomers look for exoplanets in the habitable zone, planets which could have life, it's more or less of the same, they are dealing with Astronomy and Biology and Physics aspects. $\endgroup$ – Pablo Feb 27 at 0:16
  • $\begingroup$ BTW, it's not like I dont have doubts if it should be here now, but there is also an Astrobiology tag here which is about "the origins, early evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe" $\endgroup$ – Pablo Feb 27 at 0:29
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    $\begingroup$ It's not exactly the magnetic field that's the problem, it's the charged, fast moving particles in the Jupiter's enormous magnetosphere. Standing on the surface of (pick your Galilean moon), the magnetic field is harmless to us but the protons, electrons, alpha particles and occasional bit of antimatter are harmful. $\endgroup$ – userLTK Feb 27 at 0:51
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Wikipedia says that "The saturnian radiation belts are generally much weaker than those of Jupiter" mostly due to the rings and other orbiting bodies absorbing the ions, I think. I have't yet found anything quantitative though

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