Accession Number : AD0650033

Title :   MERCURY ATMOSPHERE AND SURFACE,

Corporate Author : REDSTONE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION CENTER REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA

Personal Author(s) : Hoop,Herbert H.

Report Date : 31 JAN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 89

Abstract : This summary and bibliography is a selection of the more accepted literature from the sizable quantity which covers the range of hypotheses as to rotation of the planet Mercury, temperature, atmosphere, surface, and terrain. Various hypotheses and the few generally accepted facts are discussed. Included is a selected bibliography of 169 entries and author index. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MERCURY(PLANET), ASTRONOMY), (*PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES, MERCURY(PLANET)), (*EXTRATERRESTRIAL TOPOGRAPHY, MERCURY(PLANET)), REVIEWS, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, THEORY, ROTATION, CELESTIAL MECHANICS, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, ALBEDO(ASTRONOMY), POLARIZATION, PERIODIC VARIATIONS

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE