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
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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