Accession Number : AD0611479

Title :   EXCITATION OF A10 BANDS IN THE SUNLIT ATMOSPHERE AND THE DETERMINATION OF THE TEMPERATURE FROM THE DISTRIBUTION AMONG THE VIBRATIONAL LEVELS.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept. no. 6,

Corporate Author : NORWEGIAN INST OF COSMIC PHYSICS OSLO

Personal Author(s) : Harang,O.

Report Date : 01 JAN 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A study of the emission from a luminous cloud produced by a TNT explosion suggests that the temperature in the 200-220 km region of the twilight atmosphere is about 1250K or rather less. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TWILIGHT, SOLAR SPECTRUM), (*SOLAR SPECTRUM, TWILIGHT), TNT, EXPLOSIONS, ATMOSPHERES, CLOUDS, LUMINESCENCE, EMISSIVITY, EXCITATION, ATOMIC ENERGY LEVELS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, BAND SPECTRA, SOLAR RADIATION, GEOPHYSICS, NORWAY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE