Plasma -A complex mixture of atoms
and electrically-charged particles. Typical space plasma contain uncharged
atoms, electrons, protons and ions of various atoms.
Magnetosphere - An extension of Earth's magnetic field into space. It is s comet-like region
extending about 70,000 km towards the Sun, and several million kilometers opposite the sun in a tail-like region.
Trapped particles from cosmic rays, the solar wind, and the upper atmosphere form complex clouds and currents
within this region.Some examples include the van Allen Belts, the plasmasphere and the ring current.