interplanetary medium


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Noun1.interplanetary medium - interplanetary space including forms of energy and gas and dust
interplanetary space - the part of outer space within the solar system
interplanetary dust - microscopic particles in the interplanetary medium
interplanetary gas - a rarefied flow of gas and charged particles (plasma) that stream from the sun and form the solar wind
solar system - the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
solar magnetic field - the magnetic field of the sun
solar wind - a stream of protons moving radially from the sun
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(59) This implies that a driving agent acts on the CME travelling in the interplanetary medium to counterbalance the drag effect by the ambient solar wind.
"Our study in 2006 suggested that electrons may be, in fact, lost to the interplanetary medium and decelerated by moving outwards," Shprits said.

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