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Comets and Magnetic Fields

  1. Aug 14, 2014 #1


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    Comets have what is called an "induced magnetosphere". Has anyone been able to document polarity in any of the observed comets magnetic fields yet ? If they have I'm curious how it relates to the orbital plane of the comet.

    I haven't been able to locate that info if it exists so just asking if anyone else has.

    Watching Rosetta and 67/P has me thinking about comets.
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  3. Aug 14, 2014 #2


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