Mars: New Absorption Bands in the Spectrum

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Science  12 Aug 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3737, pp. 739-740
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3737.739


New absorption bands have been found in the near-infrared spectrum of Mars by Fourier spectroscopy. They are tentatively identified in part as due to reduced gases in the Martian atmosphere.