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Atmospheric Transmittance Venus?

  1. Jul 20, 2014 #1
    Hi guys this is my first post! I've been trying to find a plot of the atmospheric transmittance of Venus but I've had no luck. I'm particularly interested in the C-band transmittance. Thanks for any information you have!
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2014
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  3. Jul 23, 2014 #2
    Sorry your first post took three days to get an answer! Can you not just look up the absorbtion spectrum for the Earth's atmosphere and compare that to Venus' spectrum? Subtract one from the other type of thing? Venus is just reflected sunlight with some absorbtion lines, etc....

    Perhaps this might help: http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2009/07/Venus_spectra_from_SCIAMACHY

    Is that what you're looking for?
  4. Jul 25, 2014 #3
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