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well anyways im just wondering why don't you put up somemore information about ATMOSPHERE it's self you have plenty of information about Pluto Atmosphere & stuff but theres only 3-4 sentences about ATMOSPHERE thats all !! thank you
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I'm putting in to move this to Atmosphere, because the current page there is a disambiguation, but this is a general article about atmospheres and none of the other things on that page come close, except for Earth's atmosphere. The disambig page can be moved to Atmosphere (disambiguation), and then we can put this in its place. Night Gyr 08:42, 3 May 2006 (UTC)
Suits me. Current article name looks odd.--Jyril 08:49, 3 May 2006 (UTC)
I would like to see a reference for the sentence, "An atmosphere may be retained for a longer duration, if the gravity is high and the atmosphere's temperature is low." I would like to know what the author considers a "low" atmospheric temperature. I will also look.Jsolebello (talk) 18:02, 13 July 2010 (UTC)Joey E Solebello
" Earth's atmosphere contains roughly (by molar content/volume) 78.08% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, a variable amount (average around 1.247%) water vapor, 0.93% argon, 0.038% carbon dioxide, and traces of hydrogen, helium, and other "noble" gases."
The water vapor percentage will change the other percentages which are for dry air only. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 22:01, 14 May 2013 (UTC)
I've removed Some planets consist mainly of various gases, but only their outer layer is their atmosphere. From the lead. There was no citation and the statment is not supported in the article body. It also is contradicted by a cited statement at Atmosphere_of_Jupiter#cite_ref-Guillot1999_2- (note ). ~KvnG 19:28, 15 May 2013 (UTC)
The statement in the lede/lead "layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material body of sufficient mass that is held in place by the gravity of the body" seems to preclude a steady state creation and loss of the gasses. Any thoughts on a clearer wording?SovalValtos (talk) 20:23, 24 November 2014 (UTC)
Per WP:BCLASS, I've reassessed this to C because the main issue is poor sourcing. There are just five references, from that two source the greek meaning, and the remaining three seem to only support specific minor parts of the article. -Ugog Nizdast (talk) 18:33, 5 June 2015 (UTC)