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How Earth’s Magnetic Field Would Look from Space

The iron-cored Earth behaves like a great magnet, generating a huge magnetic field around the planet that protects it from blasts and harmful radiation from the sun.

The recently released NASA visualization above shows this field, called the magnetosphere, as it might look from space…

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This story was provided by OurAmazingPlanet, a sister site of SPACE.com.