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Venus upper clouds and the UV absorber From MESSENGER/MASCS observations

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One of the most intriguing, long-standing questions regarding Venus's atmosphere is the origin and distribution of the unknown UV absorber, responsible for the absorption band detected at the near-UV and blue range of Venus's spectrum. In this work, we use data collected by Mercury Atmospheric and Surface Composition Spectrometer (MASCS) spectrograph on board the MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) mission during its second Venus flyby in June 2007 to add...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/2017JE005406

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ORCID:
0000-0002-2587-4682
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7355-1522
García-Muñoz, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
Oxford college:
St Annes College
ORCID:
0000-0002-6772-384X
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6823-1695
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Spanish Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness More from this funder
European Regional Development Fund More from this funder
Basque Government More from this funder
Political University of Valencia More from this funder
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets Journal website
Volume:
123
Issue:
1
Pages:
145-162
Publication date:
2018-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-12-30
DOI:
EISSN:
2169-9100
ISSN:
2169-9097
Pubs id:
pubs:822893
URN:
uri:8c35dcaa-044d-4c92-9211-75640a20fa7f
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uuid:8c35dcaa-044d-4c92-9211-75640a20fa7f
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pubs:822893

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