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Re: Cracks in Earth's Magnetic Field




There was an excellent program recently on the subject broadcast on our US 
Public Broadcasting stations.  They have a pretty good web site - here's 
the URL:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/magnetic/

73,

Emily



At 03:00 PM 12/4/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I saw the following statement in a bulletin - "  STORMY SPACE WEATHER SLIPS
>THROUGH CRACKS
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>Immense cracks in Earth's magnetic field remain open for hours, allowing
>the solar wind to gush through and power stormy space weather, according
>to new observations from NASA and European satellites.
>
>Does anyone have any thoughts on it perhaps being related to the " Mystery
>Effect " observed on AO- 40?
>Ken Eaton
>GW1FKY
>Amsat - UK
>Amsat  NA
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