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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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10.1002/2017JE005406

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0000-0002-2587-4682
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0000-0001-7355-1522
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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0000-0002-6772-384X
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0000-0002-6823-1695
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Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
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University of the Basque Country
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Political University of Valencia
Publisher:
Wiley
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Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets More from this journal
Volume:
123
Issue:
1
Pages:
145-162
Publication date:
2018-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-12-30
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EISSN:
2169-9100
ISSN:
2169-9097
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pubs:822893
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uuid:8c35dcaa-044d-4c92-9211-75640a20fa7f
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822893
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2018-04-13

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