Solar System Research

, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 278–293 | Cite as

Numerical Modeling of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere of Titan at Equinox

  • I. V. MingalevEmail author
  • A. V. Rodin
  • K. G. Orlov


A new model of the general circulation of the atmosphere of Titan is discussed. This model is based on numerical grid integration of the complete equations of gas dynamics with a fine spatial resolution. The relaxation approximation is used to calculate the power of radiation heating and cooling the atmospheric gas. The results of simulation of the general atmospheric circulation of Titan at equinox with this model are presented and analyzed.


circulation of the atmosphere of Titan numerical modeling 



The work of I.V. Mingalev and K.G. Orlov was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 17-01-00100.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Polar Geophysical Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesApatityRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Institute of Physics and TechnologyDolgoprudnyRussia
  3. 3.Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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