Accession Number : AD0643918

Title :   HIGH RESOLUTION ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRAL STUDY OF THE AURORA IN ASSOCIATION WITH SATELLITE EXPERIMENT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Young,Robert A.

Report Date : 24 OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Two spectrometers have been adapted for use in aircraft-based observations of auroral events, airglow, or high altitude nuclear tests. The instruments feature image tube detection and wide spectral coverage. The instrumentation and trials in aircraft and on the ground are described and illustrated.

Descriptors :   (*AURORAE, ULTRAVIOLET EQUIPMENT), (*AIRGLOW, ULTRAVIOLET EQUIPMENT), SPECTRUM ANALYZERS, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTROSCOPY, UPPER ATMOSPHERE, AIRCRAFT, HIGH ALTITUDE, INSTRUMENTATION, IMAGE TUBES, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA, VISIBLE SPECTRA, MOON, CIRRUS CLOUDS, CLOUD COVER

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE