Table 1

Magnetopause radii (R mp) used for model calculations, with corresponding estimates of solar wind dynamic pressure (P sw) (see text for sources).

Model field (Saturn) R mp (Planet radii) P sw (nPa) Model field (Jupiter) R mp (Planet radii) P sw (nPa)
Dipole-like 15 R S 0.400 Quasi-dipolar 60 R J 0.39
Average 25 R S 0.024 Average 75 R J 0.13
Disc-like 35 R S 0.004 Disc-like 90 R J 0.05

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