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Author Baker, Thomas Richard.
Title Two suns and a green sky : 22 out-of-this-world weather models and experiments / by Thomas Richard Baker.
Imprint New York : TAB Books, [1994]
©1994
Edition First edition.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QC869 .B35 1994    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QC869 .B35 1994    AVAILABLE  
Author Baker, Thomas Richard.
Subject Meteorology -- Study and teaching -- Popular works.
Meteorology -- Experiments.
Weather -- Experiments.
Astronomy -- Experiments.
Alternate Title 2 suns and a green sky.
Description xxiv, 135 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Note Includes index.
ISBN 0070051437 (pbk.) : $12.95
OCLC # 29911361
Table of Contents
 Foreword 
 Preface 
 Introduction 
 Lab safety procedures 
 About the safety icons 
 Experiment preparation techniques 
 Required equipment 
 Garage sale tips 
 The Sun 
 1The red giant (a convection cycle)3
 2The ultraviolet sun (heating/cooling of actual land forms)7
 3The ultraviolet sun (evaporation of moisture from land forms)10
 4Heating of land forms by a binary star (blue dwarf, red giant)14
 5Atmospheric heating on Venus - friction from blowing dust19
 6Binary star (right - angle heating of a planet)23
 7Binary star (heating of the Earth)27
 The Earth 
 8Circulatory winds of a non-rotating Earth32
 9Flat Earth weather36
 10Earth without oceans40
 11Earth to sun distance (2 or more AUs)45
 The Atmosphere 
 12Rain in a CO[subscript 2]/N[subscript 2] atmosphere54
 13Heating/cooling of land with a green sky58
 14Evaporation of water vapor from land with a CO[subscript 2]/N[subscript 2] atmosphere62
 15Heating/cooling of land with a CO[subscript 2]/N[subscript 2] atmosphere68
 16Evaporation rates of different salinity waters in a CO[subscript 2]/N[subscript 2] atmosphere72
 17Decay rates of plant matter in a CO[subscript 2]/N[subscript 2] atmosphere77
 Geophysical Features 
 18Melting rates of non-floating ice83
 19Melting rates of icebergs in oceans of different salinities87
 20Temperatures of anti-red/anti-blue shadows from a binary star system91
 21Melting rate of ice in a smoke-filled atmosphere95
 22Heating/cooling of actual land forms with a red, green, & blue sun98
 App. A Other fun phenomena108
 App. B Earth...& beyond115
 App. C Equipment manufacturers119
 App. D Answers to lab questions121
 Index130


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