Table 2: Plasma properties of the diffuse interstellar gas.

Value Units

$V_{\rm A}$ (Alfvén speed)
$2.33 \times 10^6$ cm/s
$v_{\theta i}$ (ion thermal speed) $0.93 \times 10^6$ cm/s
$n_{\rm e}$ (plasma density) 0.080 cm-3
B0 (mean magnetic field) 3 microGauss
$l_{\rm o}$ (outer scale of turbulence) 3.6 parsecs
$l_{\rm i}$ (inner scale of turbulence) 800 kilometers
$b_{\rm T}$ (amplitude of magnetic fluctuations) 0.90 microGauss

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