Spectrophotometry and upper limit of gaseous CH4 for Triton

James R. Johnson, Uwe - Fink, Bradford A. Smith, H. J. Reitsema

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Abstract

Spectra of Triton with a CCD spectrometer yielded a relative spectral reflectivity curve from 0.56 to 1.05 μm at a resolution of 25 Å. Using low-temperature band model parameters from Fink et al. (1980), an upper limit for the one-way path gaseous CH4 abundance of 1 m-am was derived.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)288-291
Number of pages4
JournalIcarus
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981

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Spectrophotometry and upper limit of gaseous CH4 for Triton. / Johnson, James R.; Fink, Uwe -; Smith, Bradford A.; Reitsema, H. J.

In: Icarus, Vol. 46, No. 2, 1981, p. 288-291.

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Johnson, JR, Fink, U, Smith, BA & Reitsema, HJ 1981, 'Spectrophotometry and upper limit of gaseous CH4 for Triton', Icarus, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 288-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/0019-1035(81)90218-9
Johnson, James R. ; Fink, Uwe - ; Smith, Bradford A. ; Reitsema, H. J. / Spectrophotometry and upper limit of gaseous CH4 for Triton. In: Icarus. 1981 ; Vol. 46, No. 2. pp. 288-291.
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