Definition of Heliosphere

1. Noun. The region inside the heliopause containing the sun and solar system.

Generic synonyms: Part, Region
Group relationships: Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System
Terms within: Solar System



Definition of Heliosphere

1. Noun. (astronomy) The region of space where interstellar medium is blown away by solar wind; the boundary, heliopause, is often considered the edge of the Solar System. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heliosphere

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heliosphere

heliopora
heliopore
heliopores
heliopsis
helioscope
helioscopes
helioseismic
helioseismological
helioseismologist
helioseismologists
helioseismology
helioses
heliosheath
heliosheaths
heliosis
heliosphere (current term)
heliospheres
heliospheric
heliostat
heliostats
heliosynchronous
heliotail
heliotaxis
heliotheism
heliotheist
heliotheistic
heliotheists
heliotherapeutic
heliotherapies
heliotherapy

Literary usage of Heliosphere

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1. Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power And Propulsion by Ssb (2006)
"The Sun, the Inner heliosphere, and Space Weather In October-November 2003. the most intense solar flares ever detected by spacecraft occurred, ..."

2. Plasma Physics Of The Local Cosmos by National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Solar and Space Physics (2004)
"FIGURE 3.5 Simulation of the interaction of the heliosphere with the local ... Whether a bow shock forms upstream of the nose of the heliosphere depends on ..."

3. Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration: Report of a by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"The heliosphere is bathed by an essentially isotropic, uniform distribution of galactic cosmic rays that is expected to remain steady over periods of ..."

4. Cosmos and Diacosmos: The Processes of Nature Psychologically Treated by Denton Jaques Snider (1909)
"The heliosphere may be conceived to be any stage of a solar totality from its primal ... As man dwells at present in a certain epoch of a given heliosphere, ..."

5. Nasa Spinoff, 1996by James J. Haggerty by James J. Haggerty (1996)
"Not a component of ISTP but a joint NASA/ ESA mission, Ulysses—launched October 6, 1990—is the first effort to explore the heliosphere from solar polar ..."

6. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"2004) Exploration of the Outer heliosphere and the Local Interstellar Medium: A Workshop Repon (2004) Issues and Opportunities Regarding the US Space ..."

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