Accession Number : AD0261704

Title :   RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF METEORS ACCORDING TO THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR PROGRAM

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : KASHCHEYEV,B.L.

Report Date : AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : An apparatus used in the investigation of meteorACTIVITY, WHICH EMPLOYS A SYSTEM OF PROTECTION AGAINST PULSE INTERFERENCE, IS DESCRIBED. Preliminary results of the measurement of meteor velocities obtained by Russian observation stations during the first 12 months of the International Geophysical Year are presented, and a study of the physical properties of the atmosphere at altitudes of 80 to 100 kilometers is made. (Author)

Descriptors :   *IONOSPHERE, *METEORS, *RADAR TRACKING, ATMOSPHERES, DETERMINATION, DIFFUSION, HIGH ALTITUDE, HIGH FREQUENCY, RADAR CROSS SECTIONS, RADAR INTERFERENCE, RADAR RECEIVERS, RADAR SIGNALS, RADIO ASTRONOMY, REFLECTION, VELOCITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE