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Caldwell et al. 1979

Caldwell, J., R.D. Cess, B.E. Carlson, A.T. Tokunaga, F.C. Gillett, and I.G. Nolt, 1979: Temporal characteristics of the Jovian atmosphere. Astrophys. J., 234, L155-L158, doi:10.1086/183129.

Drift scans along the central meridian of Jupiter have been obtained at wavelengths of 7.9, 17.8, and 19.7 microns. These observations indicate a significant north-south temperature asymmetry within the Jovian stratosphere but not within its troposphere, results which agree with the recent Voyager 1 observations. Employing a time-dependent stratospheric model, it is found that the observed north-south asymmetry is consistent with seasonal stratospheric variability. In the model, the primary cause for this variability is the time-dependent absorption of sunlight by aerosols.

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  author={Caldwell, J. and Cess, R. D. and Carlson, B. E. and Tokunaga, A. T. and Gillett, F. C. and Nolt, I. G.},
  title={Temporal characteristics of the Jovian atmosphere},
  journal={Astrophys. J.},

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ID  - ca01010d
AU  - Caldwell, J.
AU  - Cess, R. D.
AU  - Carlson, B. E.
AU  - Tokunaga, A. T.
AU  - Gillett, F. C.
AU  - Nolt, I. G.
PY  - 1979
TI  - Temporal characteristics of the Jovian atmosphere
JA  - Astrophys. J.
VL  - 234
SP  - L155
EP  - L158
DO  - 10.1086/183129
ER  -

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