Earth  Planets and Moons  ID: 10682

Magnetometry 101

NASA satellites use very sensitive devices called magnetometers to measure the magnetic fields of planets. Like very sensitive compasses, these devices can measure both direction and strength of planetary magnetic fields.

Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Animator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Video Editor
Chris Smith (HTSI): Producer
Chris Smith (HTSI): Writer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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SVS >> HDTV
DLESE >> Narrated
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons