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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages137
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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In: Physica Scripta, Vol. 1999, No. T82, 1999, p. 137.

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