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What is equatorial magnetism?

  1. Oct 18, 2007 #1
    Hi everyone, first post.

    I am curious to know how magnetism from a solar body differs at its equator. does it differ at all?
    Since the North and South are theoretically maximum points in the magnetic loop, at the very equator of their relationship this would be an inverse of that maximum, hence a sort of maximum area in itself (distributed in a ring though). As we reach that maximum of the curvature of the magnetic field where we converge on the limits of perfect curvature, what are the differences between poles and the rest of the field? Am I missing something crucial here? What would happen if you inverted a magnetic field? what would that look like?

    Thanks for the help
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