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

Keywords

  • asteroids
  • plasma properties

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