Unformatted text preview: the planet observes much of blue light. The higher intensity of the red range means that the planet reflects much of the red light and would appear as a red planet. There are two portions in the infrared range that show where CO2 would also affect on its own. This reaction can mean there is a presence of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The infrared then peaks to show where thermal emissions from the surface would be giving an estimate of the temperature of the surface....
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- Light, Infrared, hot upper atmosphere, AS101 Reading Question