Global warming on Triton

@article{Elliot1998GlobalWO,
  title={Global warming on Triton},
  author={J. L. Elliot and H. Hammel and L. Wasserman and O. Franz and S. W. McDonald and M. Person and C. Olkin and E. W. Dunham and J. Spencer and J. Stansberry and M. Buie and J. Pasachoff and B. A. Babcock and T. McConnochie},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1998},
  volume={393},
  pages={765-767}
}
  • J. L. Elliot, H. Hammel, +11 authors T. McConnochie
  • Published 1998
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
  • Triton, Neptune's largest moon, has been predicted to undergo significant seasonal changes that would reveal themselves as changes in its mean frost temperature. But whether this temperature should at the present time be increasing, decreasing or constant depends on a number of parameters (such as the thermal properties of the surface, and frost migration patterns) that are unknown. Here we report observations of a recent stellar occultation by Triton which, when combined with earlier results… CONTINUE READING
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