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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].
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==Related Properties & Settings==
 
==Related Properties & Settings==
   
 
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* The stellar wind from any stars in a simulation will affect the [[Magnetosphere Size]] of a [[Planetary Body]] object.
* Properties
 
 
===Settings===
 
* Setting
 
 
   
 
==Models==
 
==Models==
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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]]

Latest revision as of 17:54, 30 April 2020

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[edit | edit source]

Properties[edit | edit source]

Models[edit | edit source]

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.