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Calculating the Bond Albedo

  1. Feb 27, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    Im doing an IB Extended essay on astrophysics, on the planning stage.

    My aim is to calculate the surface temperature of an extrasolar planet.

    I have most of the caculations done, but Im stuck on just one part - calculating the Bond albedo of the planet. I know what the geometric albedo is, but how do I calculate the phase integral?

    Thanks

    P.S
    Pls dont just post the formula for the phase integral... pls explain what all of the variables actually stand for
     
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  3. Feb 27, 2010 #2
    I would really like ANY help I could have :)
     
  4. Feb 28, 2010 #3
    Thanks for all of the views, any answers?
     
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