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Title: Inhomogeneous scattering models of Titan's atmosphere

Abstract

Podolak and Danielson (1977) discussed the homogeneous model of Titan's atmosphere with the dust and gas uniformly mixed. They were able to reproduce the equivalent widths of the CH4 bands at 4680 and 5430 A but failed to agree with the observations in the near infrared. The present paper develops an inhomogeneous model which has the dust and gas essentially separated this model agrees fairly well with the near-IR data of Younkin (1974) but does not agree with the data of Lutz et al. (1976) for the 4860-A band and it must be adjusted to match their data for the 5430-A band.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2]
  1. (NASA, Ames Research Center, Space Sciences Div., Moffett Field, Calif.
  2. (NASA, Ames Research Center, Space Sciences Div., Moffett Field, Calif.)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5787629
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Icarus; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 37
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; SATELLITES; SATURN PLANET; ABSORPTION SPECTRA; COHERENT SCATTERING; DUSTS; INCOHERENT SCATTERING; METHANE; NEAR INFRARED RADIATION; ALKANES; ATMOSPHERES; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; HYDROCARBONS; INFRARED RADIATION; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PLANETS; RADIATIONS; SCATTERING; SPECTRA; 640107* - Astrophysics & Cosmology- Planetary Phenomena

Citation Formats

Podolak, M., Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel), and Giver, L.P. Inhomogeneous scattering models of Titan's atmosphere. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(79)90001-0.
Podolak, M., Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel), & Giver, L.P. Inhomogeneous scattering models of Titan's atmosphere. United States. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(79)90001-0.
Podolak, M., Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel), and Giver, L.P. Thu . "Inhomogeneous scattering models of Titan's atmosphere". United States. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(79)90001-0.
@article{osti_5787629,
title = {Inhomogeneous scattering models of Titan's atmosphere},
author = {Podolak, M. and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel) and Giver, L.P.},
abstractNote = {Podolak and Danielson (1977) discussed the homogeneous model of Titan's atmosphere with the dust and gas uniformly mixed. They were able to reproduce the equivalent widths of the CH4 bands at 4680 and 5430 A but failed to agree with the observations in the near infrared. The present paper develops an inhomogeneous model which has the dust and gas essentially separated this model agrees fairly well with the near-IR data of Younkin (1974) but does not agree with the data of Lutz et al. (1976) for the 4860-A band and it must be adjusted to match their data for the 5430-A band.},
doi = {10.1016/0019-1035(79)90001-0},
journal = {Icarus; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 37,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}