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Paper: Our planetary system: The solar system
Volume: 73, Airborne Astronomy Symposium on the Galactic Ecosystem: From Gas to Stars to Dust
Page: 281
Authors: Hunten, Donald M.
Abstract: A survey is given of the accomplishments of airborne astronomy in solar-system science. They include identification of sulfuric acid in the clouds of Venus, establishment of Jupiter's internal heat source, discovery of water vapor and almost a dozen other molecules in Jupiter's atmosphere, important measurements of occultations of stars by Mars, Pluto, and Chiron, discovery of the rings of Uranus, and diagnosis of mineral composition on planetary surfaces.
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