Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy by Michael Mendillo, Andrew Nagy, J. H. Waite Jr.

By Michael Mendillo, Andrew Nagy, J. H. Waite Jr.

Published by means of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

Atmospheres are an important parts of our universe. they're the one observable areas of stars and sizeable planets, either inside of and past our sun approach. a few terrestrial-size our bodies (Venus, Earth, Mars, Titan and Triton) have everlasting atmospheres whereas others (e.g., Mercury, Moon, Io, and Europa) have tenuous gaseous envelopes that modify day-by-day. Comets are tiny our bodies by means of planetary yardsticks, yet their atmospheres could be the most important obvious items within the evening sky. Atmospheric technological know-how strives to appreciate how one of these varied set of atmospheres shape, evolve, and disappear.

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