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This thesis describes the fundamental good points of Moon-plasma interactions with a specific emphasis at the Earth's magnetotail plasma regime from either observational and theoretical standpoints. The Moon lacks a dense surroundings in addition to a robust intrinsic magnetic box. for this reason, its interactions with the ambient plasma are enormously assorted from solar-wind interactions with magnetized planets resembling Earth. The Moon encounters quite a lot of plasma regime from the really dense, chilly, supersonic solar-wind plasma to the low-density, sizzling, subsonic plasma within the geomagnetic tail. during this publication, the writer provides a sequence of latest observations from fresh lunar missions (i.e., Kaguya, ARTEMIS, and Chandrayaan-1), demonstrating the significance of the electron gyro-scale dynamics, plasma of lunar foundation, and sizzling plasma interactions with lunar magnetic anomalies. The similarity and distinction among the Moon-plasma interactions within the geomagnetic tail and people within the sun wind are mentioned in the course of the thesis. the elemental wisdom awarded during this ebook might be utilized to plasma interactions with airless our bodies in the course of the sun procedure and beyond.

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