Thermodynamics of a solar mixture of molecular hydrogen and helium at high pressure

W. L. Slattery, W. B. Hubbard

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The thermodynamic properties of a model molecular hydrogen and helium mixture are calculated in the strongly interacting region of 0.005 to 0.3 cm-3 for a range of temperatures that are of interest for the envelopes of the Jovian planets. Computed adiabats fit the gravity data and boundary conditions from model atmospheres of Jupiter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-192
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 1976


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  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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