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Spencer et al. 2000

Spencer, J.R., J.A. Rathbun, L.D. Travis, L.K. Tamppari, L. Barnard, T.Z. Martin, and A.S. McEwen, 2000: Io's thermal emission from the Galileo Photopolarimeter-Radiometer. Science, 288, 1198-1201, doi:10.1126/science.288.5469.1198.

Galileo's photopolarimeter-radiometer instrument mapped Io's thermal emission furing the 124, 125, and 127 flybys with a spatial resolution of 2.2 to 300 kilometers. Mapping of Loki in 123 shows uniform temperatures for most of Loki Patera and high temperatures in the southwest corner, probably resulting from an eruption that begin 1 month before the observation. Most of Loki Patera was resurfaced before 127. Pele's caldera floor has a low temperature of 160 Kelvin, whereas flows at Pillan and Zamama have temperatures of up to 200 Kelvin. Global maps of nighttime temperatures provide a means for eastimating global heat flow.

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  author={Spencer, J. R. and Rathbun, J. A. and Travis, L. D. and Tamppari, L. K. and Barnard, L. and Martin, T. Z. and McEwen, A. S.},
  title={Io's thermal emission from the Galileo Photopolarimeter-Radiometer},

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RIS Citation

ID  - sp01000b
AU  - Spencer, J. R.
AU  - Rathbun, J. A.
AU  - Travis, L. D.
AU  - Tamppari, L. K.
AU  - Barnard, L.
AU  - Martin, T. Z.
AU  - McEwen, A. S.
PY  - 2000
TI  - Io's thermal emission from the Galileo Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
JA  - Science
VL  - 288
SP  - 1198
EP  - 1201
DO  - 10.1126/science.288.5469.1198
ER  -

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