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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellar_wind Stellar wind] refers to the flow of gas particles ejected from the upper atmosphere of a [[star]]. Stellar wind from the Sun is sometimes referred to as [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_wind solar wind].
Summary.
 
 
   
 
==Related Properties & Settings==
 
==Related Properties & Settings==
   
 
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* The stellar wind from any stars in a simulation will affect the [[Magnetosphere]] of a [[Planetary Body]] object.
* Properties
 
 
===Settings===
 
* Setting
 
 
   
 
==Models==
 
==Models==
Models
 
 
==Limitations==
 
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Universe Sandbox simulates stellar wind only through its effect on an object's [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetosphere magnetosphere]. In the Universe Sandbox model, stellar wind is spherically symmetric, and the stellar wind pressure due to a star with a [[luminosity]] of ''L'' at a distance ''D'' from the object is
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:<math>P = \frac{L}{4\pi D^2 c},</math>
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where ''c'' is the speed of light.
   
 
[[Category:Stars]]
 
[[Category:Stars]]

Revision as of 01:59, 27 September 2019

Stellar wind refers to the flow of gas particles ejected from the upper atmosphere of a star. Stellar wind from the Sun is sometimes referred to as solar wind.

Related Properties & Settings

Properties

Models

Universe Sandbox simulates stellar wind only through its effect on an object's magnetosphere. In the Universe Sandbox model, stellar wind is spherically symmetric, and the stellar wind pressure due to a star with a luminosity of L at a distance D from the object is

where c is the speed of light.