Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of magnetic storm

Translation:
orage magnétique
Definition:
A major (sometimes global) disturbance of the Earth’s magnetic field that follows violent activity on the Sun, such as flares or coronal mass ejections, by 24-36 hours.
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