3. The invisible buffer zone with space - atmospheres, magnetospheres and the solar wind

Fig. 3.1.
Maxwellian speed distribution
Fig. 3.2.
A thin colored line
Fig. 3.3.
Earth's weather patterns
Fig. 3.4.
Raging winds on Venus
Fig. 3.5.
Molecules in the atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn
Fig. 3.6.
Jupiter's counter-flowing winds
Fig. 3.7.
Winds on the giant planets
Fig. 3.8.a
Titan's dense, smoggy atmosphere
Fig. 3.8.b
Titan's dense, smoggy atmosphere
Fig. 3.9.
Eclipse corona streamers
Fig. 3.10.
Comet tails
Fig. 3.11.
Heliosphere
Fig. 3.12.
Earth’s magnetic dipole
Fig. 3.13.
Asymmetric magnetosphere
Fig. 3.14.
Earth's magnetosphere
Fig. 3.15.
Magnetic trap
Fig. 3.16.
Plasmasphere
Fig. 3.17.
Jupiter's magnetosphere
Fig. 3.18.
Satellites within Jupiter's magnetic field
Fig. 3.19.
Tilted magnetic fields
Fig. 3.20.
Northern lights
Fig. 3.21.
Twilight aurora
Fig. 3.22.
Aurora australis
Fig. 3.23.
The aurora oval
Fig. 3.24.
Jupiter's aurora
Fig. 3.25.
Aurora on Saturn
Fig. 3.1.
Fig3_1 The helium atom
Fig. 3.2.
Fig3_2 Random and ordered motion
Fig. 3.3.
Fig3_3 Maxwell Distribution of Particle Speeds
Fig. 3.4.
Fig3_4 Earth's layered atmosphere
Fig. 3.5.
Fig3_5 States of Matter
Fig. 3.6.
Fig3_6 Internal compression of the Sun
Fig. 3.7.
Fig3_7 Spectroheliograph
Fig. 3.8.
Fig3_8 Absorption and Emission Lines
Fig. 3.9.
Fig3_9 Element abundance in solar photosphere
Fig. 3.10.
Fig3_10 Balmer line of hydrogen
Fig. 3.11.
Fig3_11 Bohr atom
Fig. 3.12.
Fig3_12 Doppler effect
Fig. 3.13.
Fig3_13 Effects that broaden spectral line

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