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Magnetic field makes a strong turn near Venus

Magnetic field makes a strong turn near Venus

Evidence from Venus Express observations for a strong kink in the magnetic field near Venus found in a new study. Simulation model developed at the Finnish Meteorological Institute used for the interpretation of the spacecraft measurements in the article on the Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics.

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Research scientist Riku Järvinen, riku.jarvinen@fmi.fi

Delva, M., Volwerk, M., Jarvinen, R., & Bertucci, C. (2017). Asymmetries in the magnetosheath field draping on Venus' nightside. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 122, 10396-10407.

https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JA024604


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