Does global warming make Triton blush?

  title={Does global warming make Triton blush?},
  author={B. Buratti and M. Hicks and Jr Ray L. Newburn},
  • B. Buratti, M. Hicks, Jr Ray L. Newburn
  • Published 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
  • Neptune's largest moon, Triton, is one of two satellites in the Solar System that are currently geologically active. At least two geyser-like plumes were observed by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1989, and dozens of streaky deposits hint at the existence of many more. Triton also exhibits complex seasonal changes in its 165-year journey about the Sun. Because Triton's atmosphere transports volatiles (primarily nitrogen and methane) during this seasonal cycle, its atmospheric pressure may… CONTINUE READING
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