Magnetic Fields of Celestial Bodies

Magnetic Fields of Celestial Bodies

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This text presents a comprehensive account of the magnetic fields of various celestial bodies - the Sun, the Moon, planets, stars, the Milky Way, and galaxies, as well as the interplanetary, interstellar and intergalactic media. The original Chinese edition was published in Beijing in 1978. The present English edition has been enhanced and thoroughly rewritten. This monograph is characterized by its detail and may be used as a reference and textbook for scientific researchers and students of astronomy, space physics, geophysics and other related sciences.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 356 pages
  • 171.45 x 230 x 25.4mm | 781.95g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • references, indices
  • 0792330285
  • 9780792330288

Table of contents

Principles of Measurement of Magnetic Fields of Celestial Bodies; Techniques for the Measurement of Magnetic Fields of Celestial Bodies; The Magnetic Fields of Sunspots; Background and Local Magnetic Fields on the Solar Surface; Magnetic Fields of the Solar Atmosphere; The General Magnetic Field of the Sun; Magnetic Fields of the Solar System; Stellar Magnetic Fields; Magnetic Fields of Galaxies and Intergalactic Space; Some Theoretical Problems of Cosmic Magnetic Fields.
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