Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy by Michael Mendillo, Andrew Nagy, J. H. Waite Jr.

By Michael Mendillo, Andrew Nagy, J. H. Waite Jr.

Published by way of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

Atmospheres are an important parts of our universe. they're the one observable areas of stars and large planets, either inside of and past our sunlight process. a few terrestrial-size our bodies (Venus, Earth, Mars, Titan and Triton) have everlasting atmospheres whereas others (e.g., Mercury, Moon, Io, and Europa) have tenuous gaseous envelopes that fluctuate day-by-day. Comets are tiny our bodies by means of planetary yardsticks, yet their atmospheres could be the biggest noticeable items within the evening sky. Atmospheric technology strives to appreciate how the sort of various set of atmospheres shape, evolve, and disappear.


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