Accession Number : AD0712086

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF BRIGHT SOURCES OF LONG-WAVE INFRARED RADIATION.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual technical rept. no. 1,

Corporate Author : RICE UNIV HOUSTON TEX DEPT OF SPACE SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Low,Frank J. ; Aumann,H. H. ; Gillespie,Carlton M. , Jr

Report Date : 01 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The Flying Infrared Telescope is described with particular reference to its mechanical and optical design. A program plan is outlined whereby this airborne telescope may be used to support a ground-based far infrared survey instrument in the acquisition of information on the number and spacial distribution of astronomical LWIR sources. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXTRATERRESTRIAL RADIO WAVES, INFRARED RADIATION), (*RADIO TELESCOPES, DESIGN), STRATOSPHERE, BRIGHTNESS, RADIO ASTRONOMY, AIRBORNE

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE