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Chemical Model Animation of O2 being Broken Up and Reforming as O3

Ozone is formed when high energy ultra-violet radiation from the sun breaks apart molecular oxygen. An oxygen atom then combines with an oxygen molecule producing a new molecule with three atoms of oxygen, ozone.
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O2 being broken up by high-energy UV photons and reforming as O3    O2 being broken up by high-energy UV photons and reforming as O3
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Video slate image reads,    Video slate image reads, "The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite
Chemical Model Animations
Showing the molecule O2 being broken (released) by high intensity UV photons and joining another O2 molecule forming the molecule O3 (Ozone)".

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?823
Animation Number:823
Completed:1999-04-09
Animators:James W. Williams (GST) (Lead)
 Jesse Allen (Raytheon)
 Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC)
Scientist:Mark Schoeberl (NASA/GSFC)
Series:UARS
Video:SVS1999-1001 *
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Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Chemistry
SVS >> Oxygen
 
 


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Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0

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