Electromagnetism in Reference Frames

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If observer A was at rest with respect to a charge that was moving with a constant velocity |v| > 0 in observer B's reference frame, would observer A detect a magnetic field?
 

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No. B would detect a magnetic field, A would not.
 
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No. B would detect a magnetic field, A would not.
I see. So, in terms of relativistic electromagnetic theory, how does that happen?
 
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