Infrared images of Jupiter at 5-micrometer wavelength during the Voyager 1 encounter

Richard J. Terrile, R. W. Capps, D. E. Backman, E. E. Becklin, D. P. Cruikshank, C. A. Beichman, R. H. Brown, James A. Westphal

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Abstract

A coordinated program to observe Jupiter at high spatial resolution in the 5-micrometer wavelength region was undertaken to support Voyager 1 imaging and infrared radiation experiment targeting. Jupiter was observed over a 5-month period from Palomar and Mauna Kea observatories. The frequency of observations allowed the selection of interesting areas for closer Voyager examination and also provided good short-term monitoring of variations in cloud morphology. Significant global changes in the 5-micrometer distribution are seen over this time period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1007-1008
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume204
Issue number4396
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979

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