How would a charged particle behave as it entered the Earth's magnetic field?

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  • NCS
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    3 years ago
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    Depends on the charge. Positive particles are pushed west due to the orientation of the magnetic field. Negative particles are pushed east.

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    http://www.askamathematician.com/2014/07/q-how-doe...

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