Voyager 2 in the Uranian System: Imaging Science Results

  title={Voyager 2 in the Uranian System: Imaging Science Results},
  author={B. Smith and L. Soderblom and R. Beebe and D. Bliss and J. Boyce and A. Brahic and G. Briggs and R. Brown and S. Collins and A. Cook and S. Croft and J. Cuzzi and G. Danielson and M. Davies and T. Dowling and D. Godfrey and C. Hansen and C. Harris and G. Hunt and A. Ingersoll and T. Johnson and R. Krauss and H. Masursky and D. Morrison and T. Owen and J. Plescia and J. Pollack and C. Porco and K. Rages and C. Sagan and E. M. Shoemaker and L. Sromovsky and C. Stoker and R. Strom and V. Suomi and S. Synnott and R. Terrile and P. Thomas and W. Thompson and J. Veverka},
  pages={43 - 64}
  • B. Smith, L. Soderblom, +37 authors J. Veverka
  • Published 1986
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Voyager 2 images of the southern hemisphere of Uranus indicate that submicrometersize haze particles and particles of a methane condensation cloud produce faint patterns in the atmosphere. The alignment of the cloud bands is similar to that of bands on Jupiter and Saturn, but the zonal winds are nearly opposite. At mid-latitudes (-70� to -27�), where winds were measured, the atmosphere rotates faster than the magnetic field; however, the rotation rate of the atmosphere decreases toward the… CONTINUE READING
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