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Planets and Their Atmospheres, Volume 33

Origins and Evolution (International Geophysics)

by John S. Lewis

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Space & Time,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Science,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Planetology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9282568M
    ISBN 10012446582X
    ISBN 109780124465824

    Figure 1 The giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune (bottom to top, respectively) shown to scale. PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES / Jupiter and the Outer Planets –1 bar cloud is File Size: KB.   Since planets vary widely in their atmospheric properties, Seager emphasizes the major physical processes that govern all planetary atmospheres. Moving from first principles to cutting-edge research, Exoplanet Atmospheres is an ideal resource for students and researchers in astronomy and earth sciences, one that will help prepare them for the Brand: Sara Seager.

      For the first time, scientists explore the atmosphere of an Earth-sized exoplanet Artist's view of planets transiting a red dwarf star in the TRAPPIST-1 . Properties and Compositions of Exoplanet Atmospheres. The observational study of exoplanet atmospheres is still a nascent and rapidly developing field, and at the moment is restricted mainly to hot , more than two dozen gas-giant exoplanet atmospheres have been studied.

    The Formation and Evolution of Planetary Atmospheres For some of the planetary atmospheres, it is easy to understand their origin. In the case of the Jovian planets, the last stage of their formation involved the gravitational accumulation of huge amounts of hydroen and other gases, and their atmospheres naturally arose directly from this. All four giant planets in our solar system - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune - have very thick, deep atmospheres. The smaller, rocky planets - Earth, Venus and Mars - have much thinner atmospheres hovering above their solid surfaces. A few moons also have atmospheres, though most of .


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Edited by John S. Lewis, Ronald G. Prinn. Vol Pages iii-x, (). Purchase Planets and Their Atmospheres: Origin and Evolution, Volume 33 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book.

ISBNBook Edition: 1. Atmosphere - Atmosphere - The atmospheres of other planets: Astronomical bodies retain an atmosphere when their escape velocity is significantly larger than the average molecular velocity of the gases present in the atmosphere.

There are 8 planets and over moons in the solar system. Of these, the planets Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune have significant atmospheres. The outer atmosphere of Saturn contains % molecular hydrogen and % helium by volume.

The gas giant is also known to contain heavier elements, though the proportions of. Planets and Their Atmospheres: Origin and Evolution John S. Lewis and Ronald G. Prinn (Eds.) This work is addressed to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in astronomy, geology, chemistry, meteorology, and the planetary sciences as well as to researchers with pertinent areas of specialization who desire an introduction to the.

The Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets. How did the terrestrial planets get their atmospheres. Two distinctly different processes exist for the formation and development of the atmosphere of a terrestrial planet.

The first is capture of a primitive, or primary, atmosphere. The second is the outgassing of a secondary atmosphere. The study of extraterrestrial atmospheres is an active field of research, both as an aspect of astronomy and to gain insight into Earth's atmosphere.

In addition to Earth, many of the other astronomical objects in the Solar System have include all the gas giants, as well as Mars, Venus, and l moons and other bodies also have atmospheres, as do comets and the Sun.

An atmosphere (from Ancient Greek ἀτμός (atmos), meaning 'vapour', and σφαῖρα (sphaira), meaning 'ball' or 'sphere') is a layer or a set of layers of gases surrounding a planet or other material body, that is held in place by the gravity of that body.

An atmosphere is more likely to be retained if the gravity it is subject to is high and the temperature of the atmosphere is low. The Solar System [b] is the gravitationally bound system of the Sun and the objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly.

[c] Of the objects that orbit the Sun directly, the largest are the eight planets, [d] with the remainder being smaller objects, the dwarf planets and small Solar System bodies.

Of the objects that orbit the Sun indirectly—the moons —two are larger than the Location: Local Interstellar Cloud, Local Bubble. THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE PLANETS The New Solar System Two books set the stage for the scientific exploration of the solar system.

The first was The Face of the Moon, by R. Baldwin (Chicago, ) who correctly identified the lunar craters as impact produced, and the maria as filled with basaltic lava flows. By analyzing their atmospheres, astronomers found that these two planets are unlikely to have the light, large, and puffy characteristics of atmospheres found on.

In this chart, T ave is the actual (measured) average surface temperature, T nom is a 'nominal' temperature based solely on the planet's distance from the sun, and T esc is a measure of how much gravity is present.

T esc is the temperature the planet would need to have in order for the atmosphere to almost instantly disappear. Inspection of the following (hidden) table establishes that, except. An artist's image of the exoplanet HD b as starlight streams through the planet's atmosphere.

Scientists are searching atmospheres on other planets for possible signs of life. Each of the planets has a different atmosphere, although there are clear similarities between the atmospheres of the four terrestrial planets and the four gas giant planets.

The terrestrial planets are rich in heavier gases and gaseous compounds, such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen, oxygen, ozone, and argon. Over the past twenty years, astronomers have identified hundreds of extrasolar planets--planets orbiting stars other than the sun. Recent research in this burgeoning field has made it possible to observe and measure the atmospheres of these exoplanets.

This is the first textbook to describe the basic physical processes--including radiative transfer, molecular absorption, and chemical processes Reviews: 1. The Atmospheres of the Solar System.

Click to enlarge We’re heading out of this world for today’s post, to examine the atmospheric compositions of. Jupiter is the biggest planet in the Solar system, the pink giant. Its diameter is times more than the Earth`s one. Jupiter consists of helium and hydrogen.

The pressure and temperature in the depths of Jupiter are enormous; its winds can reach km per hour; its magnetic field is thousands times more powerful than the Earth`s. This work is addressed to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in astronomy, geology, chemistry, meteorology, and the planetary sciences as well as to researchers with pertinent areas of specialization who desire an introduction to the literature across the broad interdisciplinary Price: $The giant planets are very far from the Sun.

Jupiter is more than five times farther from the Sun than Earth’s distance (5 AU), and takes just under 12 years to circle the Sun. Saturn is about twice as far away as Jupiter (almost 10 AU) and takes nearly 30 years to complete one orbit.The planets would be colder than their actual surface temperatures.

How would Earth and Venus in specific be w/o the "greenhouse temperature"? Earth would be 31 C colder (below freezing on average) and Venus would be C colder.