Significance of absorption features in Io's IR reflectance spectrum

Fraser P. Fanale, Robert H. Brown, Dale P. Cruikshank, Roger N. Clake

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Abstract

Absorption features in Io's reflectance spectrum suggest that frozen SO2 molecules are present on the surface of Io as free frost; this may have important implications for Io's atmosphere.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-763
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume280
Issue number5725
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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Fanale, F. P., Brown, R. H., Cruikshank, D. P., & Clake, R. N. (1979). Significance of absorption features in Io's IR reflectance spectrum. Nature, 280(5725), 761-763. https://doi.org/10.1038/280761a0

Significance of absorption features in Io's IR reflectance spectrum. / Fanale, Fraser P.; Brown, Robert H.; Cruikshank, Dale P.; Clake, Roger N.

In: Nature, Vol. 280, No. 5725, 1979, p. 761-763.

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Fanale, FP, Brown, RH, Cruikshank, DP & Clake, RN 1979, 'Significance of absorption features in Io's IR reflectance spectrum', Nature, vol. 280, no. 5725, pp. 761-763. https://doi.org/10.1038/280761a0
Fanale, Fraser P. ; Brown, Robert H. ; Cruikshank, Dale P. ; Clake, Roger N. / Significance of absorption features in Io's IR reflectance spectrum. In: Nature. 1979 ; Vol. 280, No. 5725. pp. 761-763.
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