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Aurora Planet
This is the view from a planet in a close orbit around a magnetic flare star. These stars have such gigantic episodes of magnetic activity that they must have huge starspots, some of which have actually been imaged. Life on a nearby planet would be i...
Keywords: flare, star, magnetic, starspot, landscape, aurora, exoplanet, planet...

Intermediate Polar
This picture shows a magnetic cataclysmic variable called an intermediate polar. The white dwarf and its magnetic field are spinning around very quickly where the centre of the accretion disc would be, removing its central regions. In its place is a ...
Keywords: ... dwarf, white dwarf, star, binary star, magnetic ...

Magnetar
... ll wipe your credit cards and rip spoons out of your pockets. A magnetar is a type of neutron star with an incredibly strong magnetic field (a million billion times stronger than that of the Earth), which is formed when certain stars undergo supernov ...
Keywords: neutron star, star, magnetar, magnetic, pulsar, nebula...

SDSS 1212
Like Magnetic Accretion, this is an illustration of a type of cataclysmic binary called a polar. However, this is a polar with a difference, for there is a sub-stellar object called a brown dwarf (left) in orbit around the magnetic white dwarf (right...
Keywords: polar, cataclysmic, accretion, brown dwarf, white dwarf, star, magnetic...

Solar Corona
... he Sun's bright disc is hidden, as during a solar eclipse. Note the streamers in the atmosphere, caused by gas flowing along magnetic field lines. ...
Keywords: Sun, corona, eclipse, magnetic...

Earth's Magnetosphere
A diagram showing how the interaction of our atmosphere with the Sun's 'wind' produces the so-called magnetosphere....
Keywords: ... netosphere, Sun, stellar wind, diagram, magnetic ...

Pulsar
Pulsars are like cosmic lighthouses. This image was done to show how a pulsar actually works. Radiation comes out of the cones. The whole thing spins on its axis, often several times a second. Then, if the Earth is in the line of sight of the radiati...
Keywords: pulsar, neutron star, star, magnetic, diagram...

Solar Flare
Solar flares are powerful explosions that occur in the atmosphere of the Sun, more specifically in the parts known as the corona and the chromosphere. When they erupt, they heat the Sun's plasma to tens of million of degrees Celsius, in the process a...
Keywords: Sun, flare, solar, magnetic...

Juno at Jupiter
... ving in July 2016, Juno will orbit Jupiter 32 times over the next year, gathering information about the planet's atmosphere, magnetic field and gravitational field. Please like or subscribe to my YouTube channel. ...
Keywords: Juno, Jupiter, planet, gas giant, spacecraft, animation, astronomical art...

Proxima Centauri b – Flyover
... To the left of Proxima is Alpha Centauri, a binary consisting of two Sun-like stars. Proxima is a flare star - it's highly magnetic and spews out streams of charged particles. If the world has its own magnetic field (like Earth) and an atmosphere, ...
Keywords: landscape, red dwarf, Alpha Centauri, Proxima, star, exoplanet, planet, animatio...

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