Accession Number : AD0612026

Title :   RESEARCH DIRECTED TOWARD THE STUDY BY AIRBORNE AND GROUND OBSERVATIONS OF AURORA AND AIRGLOW EMISSIONS UTILIZING PHOTOMETERS AND SPECTROMETERS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LOWELL TECHNOLOGICAL INST RESEARCH FOUNDATION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Miranda,Henry A. ,Jr. ; Lecoz,Robert J. ; Anctil,Robert E.

Report Date : DEC 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : A description of the work accomplished under this contract is presented. This effort involved studies related to night airglow latitude dependence, South Atlantic Anomaly, the Grainger-Ring effect and the oxygen line behavior studied with Fabry-Perot interferometers. The results are reported and discussed. Modification of the aurora and airglow laboratory on the AFCRL (KC-135-3131) Ionospheric Physics aircraft is also described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AURORAE, SPECTROSCOPY), (*SKY BRIGHTNESS, NIGHT SKY), (*NIGHT SKY, SKY BRIGHTNESS), AIRCRAFT, PHOTOMETERS, SPECTRUM ANALYZERS, FLIGHT PATHS, ATLANTIC OCEAN, GEOPHYSICS, OXYGEN, LINE SPECTRA, INTERFEROMETERS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE