Bright Ribbon Of Hydrogen Found At Edge Of Solar System

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A bright ribbon of hydrogen atoms marks the edge of the solar system

A bright ribbon of hydrogen atoms marks the edge of the solar system, where the Sun’s wind meets emissions from the rest of the galaxy, researchers reported.   They used telescopes aboard the orbiting Interstellar Boundary Explorer spacecraft or IBEX to look toward the heliopause, which is the boundary where solar wind meets galactic wind at the edge of the solar system beyond Pluto.

 

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