Bow Shock Illustration

A Bow Shock is the area in between a magnetosphere and an ambient medium. In the case of a star, it is the area between the stellar wind and the interstellar medium.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9317b
Type:Artwork
Release date:10 June 1993, 06:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Bow shock
Type:• Unspecified

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