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The Case for the Radar Radius of Venus

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Science  31 May 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3831, pp. 985-987
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3831.985

Abstract

The Venus radius of 6085 ± 10 kilometers, deduced from combining observations made with the Venera 4 and Mariner V space probes is incompatible with the value of 6050 ± kilometers determined from Earth-based radar mesurements.