Blownup of the inner magnetosphere showing the overlap between the ring current (as seen in green in the diagram) and plasmasphere (as seen in blue in the diagram) and the position of the SAR arc emissions (as seen in red in the diagram).
Image provided courtesy of Janet Kozyra
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