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Data supplementary to the publication: The internal structure of Mercury's core inferred from magnetic observations

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posted on 09.06.2021, 06:09 by Ingo Wardinski, Hagay Amit, Benoit Langlais, Erwan Thebault
These are the keypoints of a related JGR Planet publication:
1) We model Mercury's internal magnetic field from MESSENGER data with spherical harmonics.
2) Our core field model contains non-axisymmetric features from which we make inferences of Mercury's internal structure.
3) We estimate Mercury's inner core radius of ~500-660 km and a corresponding thickness of a top stratified layer of about 880-500 km.

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MAgnetic inteRactions at Mercury between the InTerior and the Exosphere – MARMITE

Agence Nationale de la Recherche

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University of Strasbourg, School and Observatory of Earth Sciences; University of Nantes, Laboratory of Planetology and Geodynamics; Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans;