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Polar Temperature of Venus

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Science  26 Sep 1969:
Vol. 165, Issue 3900, pp. 1356-1357
DOI: 10.1126/science.165.3900.1356

Abstract

The presence of substantial polar cooling of Venus, as derived from microwave interferometry at 10.6 cm wavelength, is shown to be open to doubt. Other microwave measurements give little evidence for significant pole-ward variation in temperature on the planet.

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