Accession Number : AD0273143

Title :   ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS USING THE ONR STRATO-LAB.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD LAB OF ASTROPHYSICS AND PHYSICAL METEOROLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Strong,John

Report Date : 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This report includes: Little, Arthur D., Inc., Cambridge Mass. VISUAL OBSERVATIONS DURING THE FLIGHT, by C. B. Moore. 1961, 5p. 8ncl. illus. Johns Hopkins U., Baltimore, Md. SPECTROMETER INSTRUMENTATION, by J. M. Burn, Jr. 1961, 9p. incl. illus. Librascope Div., General Precision, Inc., Glendale, Calif. LIBRASCOPE STARTRACKER DESCRIPTION, by M. M. Birnbaum and W. J. Wichman. 1961, 10p. illus. This analysis is concerned with the expansion of astronomy made possible by the availability of balloons and high-altitude aircraft to carry astronomical observing instruments above the curtaining infrared absorption of the earth's atmosphere. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES, *PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES, BALLOONS, DETERMINATION, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, HIGH ALTITUDE, INSTRUMENTATION, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, RECORDING SYSTEMS, STRATOSPHERE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE