Scientists discovered ozone layer on Venus

According to scientists, the layer located in the Arctic part of the planet.

The staff of the space research Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI RAS) came to the conclusion that the ozone layer of Venus is located at an altitude of approximately 70 kilometers above the planet.

Russian scientists together with French colleagues studied data that was obtained from the space station Venus Express. Although the station ceased to exist in 2015, the data it recorded, and are studied to this day.

Previously, the presence of ozone above the planet was already committed, but then the layer was irregular and with a low concentration of ozone.

According to the results of a new study were recorded regarding permanent education in the Arctic part of Venus. The researchers said that the number of particles of ozone in this part of the planet is approximately 10-20 parts per billion. The ozone layer is measured in Dobson units, respectively, the figures of Venus equal of 0.1-0.2 Dobson units. On Earth, this figure is 300 units.