Calculate the speed of sound and the Alfvén velocity in the solar wind at Earth’s orbit. Compare your answers with the quiet solar wind velocity.

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Textbook 7.2.E. Calculate the speed of sound and the Alfvén velocity in the solar wind at Earth’s orbit. Compare your answers with the quiet solar wind velocity.

Textbook 7.7 E. The Gauss coefficients for Jupiter’s magnetic field are: g01 = 4.218, g11 = −0.664, and h11 = 0.264 gauss. Calculate the magnetic dipole moment, the angle between the magnetic and rotational angle, and the longitude of the magnetic north pole