Heliosphere Current Affairs, GK & News

Boundary Between Solar System and Interstellar Space Mapped

Scientists have created first-ever 3D map of boundary between our solar system and interstellar space called Heliosphere. 3D map was created using data from NASA’s IBEX satellite. Key Points Boundary of heliosphere has been mapped for the first time. It will provide for scientists to understand how solar and interstellar winds interact. Earlier, this boundary ..

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Voyager 1 detects persistent hum

The Voyager 1 probe recently picked up humming sound. The scientists have named this as “Plasma Wave Emission”. This humming sound has been interpreted as interstellar gas activity. Moving forward, the Voyager 1 will help scientists to understand the interactions between solar winds and the interstellar medium. The hum was of narrow frequency bandwidth. About ..

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Aditya-L1 Support Cell (AL1SC)- Key Facts

A Community Service Centre has been set up on board India’s first dedicated Solar Space Mission. The centre is called ALISC. ALISC is Aditya-L1 Support Cell. It is to be set up at the ARIES at Haldwani, Uttarakhand. About ALISC It is a joint effort of ISRO and ARIES. ISRO is Indian Space Research Organisation ..

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NASA SHIELDS Mission: To Study Interstellar Space

NASA recently launched the SHIELDS Mission from the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The Mission is to study light from interstellar particles in the heliosphere. What is SHIELDS? SHIELDS is Spatial Heterodyne Interferometric Emission Line Dynamics Spectrometer. It will fly to a height of 300 kilo metres. At this height SHIELDS can see light ..

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