Magnetization of asteroids

R Bingham, J M Dawson

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Abstract

It is shown that non-parallel density and temperature gradients can produce magnetic fields which can account for the asteroid Gaspra surface magnetic field of about one Gauss.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137
Number of pages1
JournalPhysica Scripta
Volume1999
Issue numberT82
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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Bingham, R ; Dawson, J M. / Magnetization of asteroids. In: Physica Scripta. 1999 ; Vol. 1999, No. T82. pp. 137.
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Magnetization of asteroids. / Bingham, R; Dawson, J M.

In: Physica Scripta, Vol. 1999, No. T82, 1999, p. 137.

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