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The heliopause oscillates due to changes in the solar wind (i.e., speed and density) and changes in the local interstellar medium (i.e., speed and density). The next largest influence comes from what are called pick-up ions, which exert an effective pressure on the termination shock etc. These act kind of like cosmic rays do on supernova, i.e., they modify ...


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