Artist's conception of magnetic field environment at Mars

October 19, 2017

Artist's conception of the complex magnetic field environment at Mars. Yellow lines represent magnetic field lines from the Sun carried by the solar wind, blue lines represent Martian surface magnetic fields, white sparks are reconnection activity, and red lines are reconnected magnetic fields that link the surface to space via the Martian magnetotail. (Credit: Anil Rao/Univ. of Colorado/MAVEN/NASA GSFC)


Anil Rao/Univ. of Colorado/MAVEN/NASA GSFC


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