Accession Number : AD0653449

Title :   A MEASUREMENT OF THE COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND TEMPERATURE AT 1.5 CM. WAVELENGTH.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY SPACE SCIENCES LAB

Personal Author(s) : Welch,W. J. ; Keachie,S. ; Thornton,D. D. ; Wrixon,G.

Report Date : 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This report discusses the measurement of the cosmic microwave background temperature at 1.5 cm. wavelength; the result is 2.0 plus or minus 0.8 degrees K. Experimental techniques and the sources of error are mentioned.

Descriptors :   (*SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, TEMPERATURE), ANTENNAS, ASTROPHYSICS, GALAXIES, ASTRONOMY, WATER VAPOR, OXYGEN

Subject Categories : Astronomy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE