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A flow of intense electric current that moves from west to east in the ionosphere above the earth's magnetic equator.

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(General Physics) a narrow belt of fast-moving ions in the ionosphere, under the influence of the earth's magnetic field, causing auroral displays
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(ɪˈlɛk trəˌdʒɛt)

a current of ions in the upper atmosphere that moves with respect to the surface of the earth and causes various auroral phenomena.
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EZIE would focus on an electric current known as the auroral electrojet, which circles through the atmosphere around 60 to 90 miles above Earth, near the poles.
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Within the ionosphere, the current is known as the electrojet, which is associated with Earth's auroras and normally circulates at polar latitudes.
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