The solar radiation incident at the top of the atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune
Van Hemelrijck, E.
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The latitudinal and seasonal variation of the direct solar radiation incident at the top of the atmosphere of Uranus and Neptune has been recalculated by use of updated values for the period of axial rotation and the oblateness. Values for the solar radiation are given in Watt per square meter instead of the unit used in earlier papers (calories per square centimeter per planetary day). The solar radiation averaged over a season and a year as a function of planetocentric latitude has also been reviewed. In addition, attention is made to the ratio of the solar radiation incident on an oblate planet to that incident on a spherical planet.
CitationVan Hemelrijck, E. (1988). The solar radiation incident at the top of the atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune. , Earth, Moon and Planets, Vol. 40, Issue 2, 149-164, DOI: 10.1007/BF00056022.