Accession Number : AD0665298

Title :   THE RADIATION FROM METEORS AND BOLIDES,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Bronshten,V. A. ; Lyubarskii,K. A.

Report Date : FEB 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : The survey deals with the contemporary state of the problem of radiation from bright meteors and bolides, its nature and composition (to which spectroscopic methods of study are applied), and also conducts a theoretical analysis of the problem of radiation from shock waves formed by large meteoric bodies.

Descriptors :   (*METEORS, SPECTROSCOPY), LIGHT, LUMINESCENCE, IONIZATION, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, TRAJECTORIES, VAPORIZATION, CALCIUM, SODIUM, MAGNESIUM, IRON, SILICON, HYDROGEN, OXYGEN, NITROGEN

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE