Helium Focusing Cone


Helium Focusing Cone

A Helium Focusing Cone is a concentration of heavy atoms that passed through the Sun's heliosphere and are concentrated in a conical region on the opposite side of where the particles entered.

ee also

* Solar wind

External links

* [http://www.edpsciences.org/articles/aa/abs/2004/42/aa0768/aa0768.html Observations of the helium focusing cone with pickup ions]
* [http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=35853 The Flow of Interstellar Helium in the Solar System]
* [http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2004/17dec_heliumstream.htm A Breeze from the Stars] , NASA


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