MadSci Network: Astronomy

Subject: Do all planets have a magnetosphere?

Date: Thu Oct 21 14:55:56 1999
Posted by Chris Neale
Grade level: undergrad School: Waterloo University
City: Waterloo State/Province: ON Country: Canada
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 940532156.As

What about the sun.  Asteroids.  Can a large body emit a magnetic field 
for any reason other than having a metallic core?

Also want to point out that this is a wonderful resource and thank anyone 
who participates.

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