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Published July 1969 | Published
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Observations of localised 5-micron radiation from Jupiter


Localized thermal emission from Jupiter has been observed at 5 μ. During April and May 1969 peak brightness temperatures of at least 310° K were associated with narrow elongate regions between approximately 5° and 20° N. latitude.

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© 1969 American Astronomical Society. Received June 12, 1969. I would like to thank Drs. G. Neugebauer, P. Goldreich, and A. Ingersoll for valuable discussions. This work was supported in part by NASA grant NGL 05-002-003.

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