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In fact, the early evidence suggested that Titan’s atmosphere was too opaque to permit a view of the surface until very long (radio or radar) wavelengths were reached.

The latter would arise as a result of methane photolysis, that is dissociation by sunlight, mostly at ultraviolet wavelengths. , combine, leading to the production of a variety of polymers that condense to form oily droplets. Something similar happens on Earth in the photochemical smog engendered by terrestrial road traffic. 7 µm). Trafton had also announced in 1975 a tentative identification of a spectral feature of molecular hydrogen, H2 , in the spectrum of Titan, for which he had evaluated an abundance of 5 km-amagat.

2. In the radio-occultation experiment, the refraction of the radio beam from the spacecraft was measured as it flies behind (or emerges from) the planetary disk, as seen from Earth, provided density profiles as a function of altitude near the equator. These can be converted into temperature versus mean molecular weight vertical profiles in the atmosphere. 2 Physical characteristics of Titan obtained from Voyager 1 data, shown in familiar, terrestrial units. The length of Titan’s day and month are the same, as they are for Earth’s Moon.

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