Accession Number : AD0273599

Title :   OBSERVATIONS OF ATMOSPHERIC SCATTERING NEAR THE SUN'S LIMB

Corporate Author : NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIV FLAGSTAFF

Personal Author(s) : ADEL,ARTHUR

Report Date : 31 JAN 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The scattered solar spectrum, 3.25 minutes of arc from the limb of the sun, extending from 0.7 microns to 4.7 microns, has been observed at Flagstaff, Arizona. The scattering efficiency is observed to be greater at the longer wavelengths. (Author)

Descriptors :   *INFRARED RADIATION, *SCATTERING, *SOLAR SPECTRUM, AIR MASS ANALYSIS, ASTRONOMY, ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES, ATMOSPHERES, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, CHEMICAL PRECIPITATION, MONOCHROMATIC LIGHT, TELESCOPES, WATER

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE