A2_6 Look at the size of that!

James Anthony Farrow, Robert Miller, Jeremy Hue, Chris Checklin


Further to the paper titled "Terraforming Mars: Creating a Magnetic Field" we investigate the size of the magnetopause that would be created by giving Mars a dipolar magnetic field. It is found that if the magnetic field at the equator is the same as that on Earth (31,000nT) then the stand-off distance of the magnetopause would be roughly 37000km.

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