orange-brown orange-brown

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of brown tinged with orange

Usage(s):

  • The darker orange-brown belts that run parallel to the light bands are probably troughs of cooler, descending gases.

News

  • Cassini sees precursors to aerosol haze on Saturn's largest moon, Titan

    Scientists working with data from NASA's Cassini mission have confirmed the presence of a population of complex hydrocarbons in the upper atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, that later evolve into the components that give the moon a distinctive orange-brown haze. The presence of these complex, ringed hydrocarbons, known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), explains the origin of ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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