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Is Venus' magnetosphere actually more powerful than the solar wind's magnetic field that induced it or vice versa?

Is the Venus's magnetosphere actually more powerful than the solar wind's magnetic field that induced it or vice versa? I think you are asking whether the magnitude of the magnetic field is larger at ...
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Why is Earth's bow shock wider on one side of the ecliptic than the other?

The asymmetry in the terrestrial bow shock is due to aberration from Earth's orbit about the Sun (it's on the order of ~29-30 km/s). Thus, the "ram side" of the bow shock transverse to the ...
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Solar-winds: public NOAA data

What is the 'mag'/'plasma' data exactly? The 'mag' part refers to magnetic field data, and that is measured (usually) by a fluxgate magnetometer. The 'plasma' part refers to in situ particle ...
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