[amsat-bb] Earths Magnetic Field strength
N2OEQ at aceweb.com
Wed Feb 21 04:56:45 PST 2007
Greetings to the group.
I Thought the argentinians idea of using the magnetic field for propulsion was a great one!
Let me share a simple experiment with you;
Back in the late 80's I tried a simple experiment, I moved a handheld compass towards a heavy 10
ounce speaker magnet. When the compass was a few inches away from the magnet , it changed direction
from North to the direction of the magnet.
I think this illustrates that the earth's magnetic field is very strong, not weak.
Try it yourself, then use your imagination. 73, pat N2OEQ
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