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Table 3 Order of magnitude estimates of the magnetic Reynolds number Rm, the imposed Elsasser number Λ i , and the Lorentz to Coriolis force ratio as estimated by \(\Lambda _{d}^{*}\) for planetary cores with active dynamos

From: The competition between Lorentz and Coriolis forces in planetary dynamos

  Mercury Earth Ganymede Jupiter Saturn Ice Giants
Rm 75 103 500 105 104 102
Λ i 10−3 102 10−1 102 100 10−2
\(\Lambda _{d}^{*}\) 10−4 100 10−3 10−1 10−2 10−3