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Atmospheres of Earth and the planets

proceedings of the summer advanced study institute held at the University of Liège, Belgium, July 29-August 9, 1974

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co. in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmosphere -- Congresses.,
  • Atmosphere, Upper -- Congresses.,
  • Planets -- Atmospheres -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by B. M. McCormac.
    SeriesAstrophysics and space science library ;, v. 51
    ContributionsMcCormac, Billy Murray., Université de Liège.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC851 .A83
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5186003M
    ISBN 109027705755
    LC Control Number75004954

    For such a model atmosphere, the pressure declines exponentially with increasing altitude. Uranus is the third of the four big outer planets. The star began to flicker before and after Uranus passed in front of it. Schiff, Lance Thomas, Alister Vallance Jones, Richard Wayne, and Gilbert Weill who served as session chairmen during the Institute and contributed greatly to its success by skillfully directing the discussion period in a stimulating manner after each lecture.

    Moving from first principles to cutting-edge research, Exoplanet Atmospheres is an ideal resource for students and researchers in astronomy and earth sciences, one that will help prepare them for the next generation of planetary science. The contents of the book are organized by subject area rather than in the order in which papers were presented during the Institute. These planets have hydrogen—helium atmospheres, with trace amounts of more complex compounds. Scientists believe that two rings circle Neptune. Schiff, Erwin R. By contrast, Earth has a sea-level pressure of around 1, millibars.

    Uranus is the third of the four big outer planets. We got to see the same event measured at two different places. And it takes almost 30 of our years for Saturn to go once around the sun. However, the storms and the band pattern are less visible and active than those of Jupiter, due to the overlying ammonia hazes in Saturn's troposphere. InPluto is again the farthest planet from the sun. They orbit Jupiter as Jupiter orbits the sun.


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