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  • n. Alternative spelling of bow shock.

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Examples

  • October 29th, 2009A bowshock forms around the Arex I-X rocket.

    Ares I-X Launch Image Gallery A bowshock forms around the Arex I-X rocket. Credit: NASA – Universe Today

  • Battlequeen is hitting the bowshock of the ion storm now—

    My Enemy My Ally

  • Enterprise and Intrepid dove into the star's corona together; Intrepid shook hugely as she first hit the star's bowshock at multiples of the speed of light, then created another of her own, trailing jointly behind her and Enterprise.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • That lad behind us isn't taking no for an answer; he's come through the far side of the bowshock and he's accelerating again.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • They were cowering behind whatever protection they could find, expecting the bowshock of such a strong blast to sweep over them.

    In Other Worlds

  • Ares I-X Launch Image Gallery A bowshock forms around the Arex I-X rocket.

    Ares I-X Launch Image Gallery A bowshock forms around the Arex I-X rocket. Credit: NASA – Universe Today

  • For a fraction of a second, a faint glitter of massive particle annihilations and alpha and beta emissions manifested itself along the intersection’s curvature, but the bowshock could offer no slightest resistance to an event of such intensity.

    RIHANNSU #3: SWORDHUNT

  • Enterprise’s engines roared; the ship lurched as it hit the star’s “near” bowshock, lurched again, and then began to accelerate powerfully around the tight end of a “cometary” hyperbolic curve with the star at its focus.

    RIHANNSU #3: SWORDHUNT

  • Like a tidal wave, completely invisible but marked as a hot blue line in the reconstruction, the ion storm struck the bowshock of the planet’s magnetic field.

    RIHANNSU #3: SWORDHUNT

  • Enterprise and Intrepid dove into the star’s corona together; Intrepid shook hugely as she first hit the star’s bowshock at multiples of the speed of light, then created another of her own, trailing jointly behind her and Enterprise.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

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