Accession Number : AD0643234

Title :   RESEARCH DIRECTED TOWARD THE PRODUCTION OF AN ATLAS OF INFRARED CELESTIAL BACKGROUNDS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept., 1 May 63-1 Oct 66,

Corporate Author : BLOCK ENGINEERING INC CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : Davis,Philip W.

Report Date : 01 OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 52

Abstract : The report describes the research and development performed toward the development and testing of equipment and techniques for the production of an atlas of infrared celestial backgrounds. Instrumentation developed during the course of the contract includes: (1) 21 in, f/2.3 Newtonian telescope; (2) 5 in refracting telescope; (3) Multichannel infrared photometer; (4) Photomultiplier photometer. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BACKGROUND, INFRARED RADIATION), (*ASTROPHYSICS, *INFRARED EQUIPMENT), TELESCOPES, PHOTOMETERS, PHOTOMULTIPLIER TUBES

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE