The magnetosheath and magnetotail of Venus

John L. Phillips, David J. McComas

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We describe the observational history and assess the current understanding of the magnetosheath and magnetotail of Venus, stressing recent developments. We make recommendations for research that can be done using existing observations, as well as desirable trajectory and instrumentation characteristics for future spacecraft missions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-80
Number of pages80
JournalSpace Science Reviews
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Mar 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science


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