Accession Number : AD0683030

Title :   INSTRUMENTAL POLARIZATION IN THE SOLAR TOWER TELESCOPE AT OSLO solar observatory,

Corporate Author : OSLO UNIV (NORWAY) INST OF THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Moe,Olav Kjeldseth

Report Date : 29 AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The effect of instrumental polarization has been studied for a solar tower telescope equipped with a coelostat and an 'off-axis' mirror system. The effect of instrumental polarization on measurements of the magnetic field direction is treated. A possible method for compensation of the instrumental effects is mentioned.

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR RADIATION, TELESCOPES), (*TELESCOPES, *POLARIZATION), MIRRORS, REFLECTION, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), MAGNETIC FIELDS, ZEEMAN EFFECT, NORWAY

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE