Significance of absorption features in Io's IR reflectance spectrum

Fraser P. Fanale, R. Hamilton Brown, Dale P. Cruikshank, Roger N. Clake

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Absorption features in Io's reflectance spectrum suggest that frozen SO2 molecules are present on the surface of Io as free frost; this may have important implications for Io's atmosphere.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-763
Number of pages3
Issue number5725
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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