Limb Opacity [ID: 662]

Coordinates : 55.692° latitude , 5.796° longitude
Submitted by : Ots-78 on 2016-07-06 14:08 UT

Photograph the limb of the atmosphere, back-lit by the sun, to gauge the opacity of the outer atmosphere. This will show whether the atmosphere is thin and transparent or 'thick and chewy'.

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  1. comment by Mando on 2017-01-20 17:37 UT

    Limb photography is important, I think. See my POI suggeation, please.

  2. comment by Chrisauer-31 on 2016-11-29 17:35 UT

    Sounds like this one could tell us a whole lot about Jupiter's atmosphere.