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Pioneer 11 Infrared Radiometer Experiment: The Global Heat Balance of Jupiter

Ingersoll, A. P. and Münch, G. and Neugebauer, G. and Diner, D. J. and Orton, G. S. and Schupler, B. and Schroeder, M. and Chase, S. C. and Ruiz, R. D. and Trafton, L. M. (1975) Pioneer 11 Infrared Radiometer Experiment: The Global Heat Balance of Jupiter. Science, 188 (4187). pp. 472-473. ISSN 0036-8075.

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Data obtained by the infrared radiometers on the Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 spacecraft, over a large range of emission angles, have indicated an effective temperature for Jupiter of 125° ± 3°K. The implied ratio of planetary thermal emission to solar energy absorbed is 1.9 ± 0.2, a value not significantly different from the earth-based estimate of 2.5 ± 0.5.

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Additional Information:© 1975 American Association for the Advancement of Science. Received 14 March 1975. We thank J. Bennett for her efforts in the programming and data reduction. The co-operation of all the personnel of the Pioneer Project is gratefully acknowledged.
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