Saturn's Thermal Environment

extracted from Thermal Environments JPL D-8160


Link to: JPL data or GSFC data

The following table summarizes the range of Direct Solar, Reflected Solar (Albedo), and Planetary Infrared for the planet Saturn.


                 Perihelion       Aphelion         Mean

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Direct Solar     16.8 W/sqM         13.6 W/sqM       15.1 W/sqM

Albedo             0.342             0.342            0.342
(subsolar peak)

Planetary IR.    4.7 W/sqM          4.5 W/sqM         4.6 W/sqM


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