Cover: The Twilight Cusp Extensions of Venus.

The Twilight Cusp Extensions of Venus.

Published 1967

by G. F. Schilling, Roger Chandler Moore

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Telescopic observations of Venus show discrepancies between theoretically predicted and actually observed shape and appearance. A new theoretical analysis investigates these discrepancies and offers an explanation in terms of the role played by the atmospheres of Earth and Venus. The principal quantitative results are summarized here with special emphasis on the type of observational data needed to verify or negate the theory. 10 pp. Refs.

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