Atmospheric regimes and trends on exoplanets and brown dwarfs

  title={Atmospheric regimes and trends on exoplanets and brown dwarfs},
  author={Xi Zhang},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  • Xi Zhang
  • Published 23 June 2020
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
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