Voyager 2 Radio Science Observations of the Uranian System: Atmosphere, Rings, and Satellites

@article{Tyler1986Voyager2R,
  title={Voyager 2 Radio Science Observations of the Uranian System: Atmosphere, Rings, and Satellites},
  author={G. Tyler and D. Sweetnam and J. Anderson and J. Campbell and V. Eshleman and D. Hinson and G. Levy and G. F. Lindal and E. Marouf and R. Simpson},
  journal={Science},
  year={1986},
  volume={233},
  pages={79 - 84}
}
Voyager 2 radio occultation measurements of the Uranian atmosphere were obtained between 2 and 7 degrees south latitude. Initial atmospheric temperature profiles extend from pressures of 10 to 900 millibars over a height range of about 100 kilometers. Comparison of radio and infrared results yields mole fractions near the tropopause of 0.85 and 0.15 � 0.05 for molecular hydrogen and helium, respectively, if no other components are present; for this composition the tropopause is at about 52… Expand
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