The temperature of Amalthea

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Infrared photometry of Amalthea (JV) indicates that it is at a temperature of 155±15 K and has a raduis of 120±30 km. There is no evidence for substantial heating by the Jovian radiation belts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-334
Number of pages2
JournalIcarus
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1975

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The temperature of Amalthea. / Rieke, George H.

In: Icarus, Vol. 25, No. 2, 1975, p. 333-334.

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Rieke, George H. / The temperature of Amalthea. In: Icarus. 1975 ; Vol. 25, No. 2. pp. 333-334.
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