Accession Number:

AD0686203

Title:

LACK OF PHASE VARIATION OF VENUS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-10-29

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

Observations of Venus on a wavelength of 4.52 cm shows a negligible phase variation and a mean brightness temperature for the planet of 654 plus or minus 35 degrees K. Venus, it seems, must have a very thick atmosphere. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astronomy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE