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Coordinated Hubble Space Telescope and Venus Express Observations of Venus' upper cloud deck

Jessup, Kandis; Marcq, E.; Mills, Franklin; Mahieux, A.; Limaye, Sanjay; Wilson, Colin; Allen, Mark; Bertaux, Jean-Loup; Markiewicz, Wojciech; Roman, Tony; Vandaele, A.C.; Wilquet, Valerie; Yung, Yuk L


Hubble Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (HST/STIS) UV observations of Venus' upper cloud tops were obtained between 20N and 40S latitude on December 28, 2010; January 22, 2011 and January 27, 2011 in coordination with the Venus Express (VEx) mission. The high spectral (0.27nm) and spatial (40-60km/pixel) resolution HST/STIS data provide the first direct and simultaneous record of the latitude and local time distribution of Venus' 70-80km SO and SO2 (SOx) gas density on Venus' morning...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Icarus
DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.05.027


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