Jupiter's Atmospheric Composition from the Cassini Thermal Infrared Spectroscopy Experiment

  title={Jupiter's Atmospheric Composition from the Cassini Thermal Infrared Spectroscopy Experiment},
  author={Virgil G. Kunde and F. Michael Flasar and Donald E. Jennings and Bruno B{\'e}zard and Darrell F. Strobel and Barney J. Conrath and Conor A. Nixon and Gordon L. Bjoraker and Paul N. Romani and Richard K. Achterberg and Amy A. Simon-Miller and P.G.J. Irwin and John C. Brasunas and John Christopher Pearl and M. D. Smith and Glenn S. Orton and Peter J. Gierasch and Linda J. Spilker and Ronald C. Carlson and Andrei Mamoutkine and Simon Calcutt and Peter L. Read and Fredric W. Taylor and Thierry Fouchet and P. D. Parrish and Antonella Barucci and R{\'e}gis Courtin and Athena Coustenis and Daniel Gautier and Emmanuel Lellouch and A. Marten and Ren{\'e}e Prang{\'e} and Yvon Biraud and Chiara Ferrari and Tobias C. Owen and M. M. Abbas and Robert E. Samuelson and François Raulin and Peter A. R. Ade and Catherine Jeanne Cesarsky and Kenneth Grossman and Angioletta Coradini},
  pages={1582 - 1586}
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