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two doughnut-shaped regions between 1,000 and 25,000 kilometers above Earth's surface. conatins electrons and protons moving at high speed.
Van Allen Belts
the angle between geographic north and magnetic north
magnetic declination
a device that has a magnetixed needle that can spin freely
compass
a stream of electrically charged particles flowing at high speeds from the sun. pushes against earth's magnetic field, creating the magnetosphere.
solar wind
the region of Earth's magnetic field reshaped by the solar wind
magnetosphere
a glowing region caused by charged particles from the sun.
aurora