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The 10-micron limb darkening of Venus

Westphal, J. A. (1966) The 10-micron limb darkening of Venus. Journal of Geophysical Research, 71 (11). pp. 2693-2696. ISSN 0148-0227. doi:10.1029/JZ071i011p02693.

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Observations of 8- to 14-µ flux from diametric scans of Venus with the 200-inch Hale telescope have been made. The reduced data indicate an unexpected brightening near the Cytherean limb. The data show a more complicated atmospheric structure than postulated by published models. Horizontal inhomogeneity of the emission complicates the interpretation.

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Additional Information:Copyright 1966 by the American Geophysical Union. (Manuscript received January 31, 1966.) I thank Dr. G. Neugebauer for many helpful comments. This work was supported by NASA grant NsG 56-60. Contribution No. 1395.
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Official Citation:Westphal, J. A. (1966), The 10-micron limb darkening of Venus, J. Geophys. Res., 71(11), 2693–2696, doi:10.1029/JZ071i011p02693.
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