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Heliosphere (Astrophysics)

LC control no.sh2001008381
LC classificationQB529 QB529.6
Topical headingHeliosphere (Astrophysics)
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Variant(s)Cavity, Solar
Solar cavity
See alsoSun
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Solar wind
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Found inWork cat.: 2001051163: The outer heliosphere, 2001.
McGraw-Hill dict. sci. tech. (heliosphere [astron]: The region surrounding the sun where the solar wind dominates the interstellar medium. Also known as the solar cavity; def. also given for geophysical heliosphere.)
Concise dict. astron. (the spherical volume of space extending to between 50 and 100 AU from the sun, bounded by the zone where the solar wind merges with the interstellar medium, the heliopause)
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