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Air Force Program-675 far-ultraviolet cameras experiment: observations of the far-UV space environment
Author(s): George R. Carruthers; Jeff S. Morrill; Brian C. Dohne; S.A. Christensen
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Paper Abstract

The NRL's Far UV Cameras experiment flew aboard the Shuttle Orbiter on STS-39, in 1991: obtaining 105-200 nm measurements of the upper atmosphere, astronomical targets, and the Shuttle environment. Attention is presently given to observations of O2 density vs altitude in the nighttime atmosphere, the nocturnal ionosphere, Space Shuttle FUV glow, and photometry for both the stars and diffuse sources of 12 star fields at high and low galactic latitudes. The first FUV observations of the extended region of reflection nebulosity in Scorpius are included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 1993
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1764, Ultraviolet Technology IV, (22 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140861
Show Author Affiliations
George R. Carruthers, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Jeff S. Morrill, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Brian C. Dohne, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
S.A. Christensen, Naval Research Lab (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1764:
Ultraviolet Technology IV
Robert E. Huffman, Editor(s)

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