Tidal constraints on the interior of Venus

  title={Tidal constraints on the interior of Venus},
  author={Caroline Dumoulin and Gabriel Tobie and O. Verhoeven and Pascal Rosenblatt and N. Rambaux},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets},
  pages={1338 - 1352}
As a prospective study for a future exploration of Venus, we compute the tidal response of Venus' interior assuming various mantle compositions and temperature profiles representative of different scenarios of Venus' formation and evolution. The mantle density and seismic velocities are modeled from thermodynamical equilibria of mantle minerals and used to predict the moment of inertia, Love numbers, and tide‐induced phase lag characterizing the signature of the internal structure in the… 

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