Accession Number : AD0606781

Title :   THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS VALUES OF THE LUNAR EDGE AT VARIOUS PHASES,

Corporate Author : REDSTONE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION CENTER REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA

Personal Author(s) : Orlova,N. S.

Report Date : 21 SEP 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The light limb of a lunar disk used as a brightness standard during absolute surface photometry of other expansive objects, particularly for noctilucent clouds, is presented by expressing this brightness as a function of the phase angle.

Descriptors :   (*MOON, BRIGHTNESS), (*BRIGHTNESS, STANDARDS), PHOMETERS, NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS, SUN, LIGHT, ALBEDO (ASTRONOMY), USSR

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE