Accession Number : AD0622705

Title :   ROCKET OPTICAL OBSERVATION OF A DAY-TIME AURORA.

Descriptive Note : Environmental research papers,

Corporate Author : NORTHEASTERN UNIV BOSTON MASS

Personal Author(s) : Silverman,S. M. ; Lloyd,John W. F. ; Cochrun,B. L. ; Nardone,L. J.

Report Date : JUL 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The preliminary results of a rocket optical observation of a day-time auroral event at Fort Churchill are reported. The variation with height of the intensity of the two lines 5577 A(OI) and 4278 A N2(+) are given and compared with a similar measurement of 5577 A line in the day airglow at White Sands. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AURORAE, OPTICAL ANALYSIS), SOUNDING ROCKETS, OPTICAL SCANNING, SKY BRIGHTNESS, SPECTRUM ANALYZERS, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE