Accession Number : AD0286372

Title :   SUNRISE GEOMETRY AND THE OPTICAL DEPTH FACTOR

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : SWIDER,W.

Report Date : 01 JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The geometry of the non-refracting ionosphere is considered at sunrise. It is shown that the earth may be considered spherical in regard to ion production at sunrise. An effective method of dealing with the optical depth factor at sunrise is developed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ELECTRONS, *IONOSPHERE, *METEOROLOGY, *SOLAR RADIATION, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, EARTH, IONS, OPTICAL ANALYSIS, TABLES(DATA), TEST METHODS, VECTOR ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE