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Stewart and Hogan 1969

Stewart, R.W., and J.S. Hogan, 1969: Solar cycle variation of exospheric temperatures Mars and Venus: A prediction for Mariner 6 and 7. Science, 165, no. 3891, 386-388, doi:10.1126/science.165.3891.386.

Calculations have been made to determine the effects of variations in the extreme ultraviolet solar radiation on the upper atmospheres of Mars and Venus. The results indicate that the exospheric temperature on Mars varies from 300°K to 600°K during the solar cycle, with a corresponding range on Venus of 450°K to 850°K. At the present time, the temperature of the Martian exosphere should be approximately 500°K.

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@article{st03520t,
  author={Stewart, R. W. and Hogan, J. S.},
  title={Solar cycle variation of exospheric temperatures Mars and Venus: A prediction for Mariner 6 and 7},
  year={1969},
  journal={Science},
  volume={165},
  number={3891},
  pages={386--388},
  doi={10.1126/science.165.3891.386},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - st03520t
AU  - Stewart, R. W.
AU  - Hogan, J. S.
PY  - 1969
TI  - Solar cycle variation of exospheric temperatures Mars and Venus: A prediction for Mariner 6 and 7
JA  - Science
JO  - Science
VL  - 165
IS  - 3891
SP  - 386
EP  - 388
DO  - 10.1126/science.165.3891.386
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