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FIRST OBSERVATION IN THE SOUTH OF TITAN'S FAR-INFRARED 220 cm(-1) CLOUD

Abstract:

An emission feature at 220 cm-1 which has been attributed to a cloud of condensed material in Titan's winter stratosphere has been seen for the first time in the south. This feature had previously been found only at high northern latitudes during northern winter and spring. The material emitting at 220 cm-1, as yet unidentified, may be volatiles associated with nitrile gases that accumulate in the absence of ultraviolet sunlight. Not detected as recently as 2012 February, the 220 cm-1 feature...

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10.1088/2041-8205/761/1/L15

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Jennings, DE More by this author
Anderson, CM More by this author
Samuelson, RE More by this author
Flasar, FM More by this author
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Journal:
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS
Volume:
761
Issue:
1
Pages:
L15-L15
Publication date:
2012-12-10
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EISSN:
2041-8213
ISSN:
2041-8205
URN:
uuid:e2ba4029-5aa7-44f6-b8ba-67ef49ac9cef
Source identifiers:
368124
Local pid:
pubs:368124

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