Heliosheath

A vast, turbulent expanse where the solar wind piles up as it presses outward against interstellar matter.

A vast expanse where the Sun's influence ends and particles blown off its surface crash into the thin gas that drifts between the stars.

See also: Bow Shock, Heliopause, Solar System, Termination Shock.

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Subjects: Astronomy Physics