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Re: Cracks in Earth's Magnetic Field



Ken,

You wrote:

> 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?

The "Mystery Effect" on AO-40 is due to the permanent magnets in the
momentum wheels, ... they are all aligned identically, ... something to
remember for next time.

Paul, VP9MU

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