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

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.

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Properties[edit | edit source]

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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.