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The Composition of the Atmosphere of Jupiter F. W. Taylor
 

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The Composition of the Atmosphere of Jupiter
F. W. Taylor
Oxford University
S. K. Atreya
University of Michigan
Th. Encrenaz
Obs. de Paris
D. M. Hunten
University of Arizona
P. G. J. Irwin
Oxford University
T. C. Owen
University of Hawaii
4.1 INTRODUCTION
Modern studies of the composition of Jupiter's atmosphere
date back to the mid-nineteenth century, when the near-
infrared spectrum of the planet was viewed by Rutherfurd
(1863) using diffraction gratings of his own manufacture. He
discovered features that remained unidentified until 1932,

  

Source: Atreya, Sushil - Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science, University of Michigan

 

Collections: Physics