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OI 557.7 nm and N2+ 391.4 nm emissions in dayglow and daylit aurora
Author(s): V. S. Davydov; Vladimir N. Khokhlov; V. V. Pivovarov
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Paper Abstract

Solar zenith angle dependencies of OI and N2+ emission brightness and analytical approximations of each emission brightness at 120 - 160 km altitudes for undisturbed atmosphere are obtained using the results of a series of MR-12 rocket experiments with the same type spectrophotometers. Results of the rocket measurements of daylit auroral brightness are presented. Features of altitude distributions of these emissions are shown and their differences from altitude distributions of brightness in undisturbed atmosphere dayglow and darktime auroras are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 November 1993
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2050, Airglow and Aurora, (23 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164821
Show Author Affiliations
V. S. Davydov, State Optical Institute (Russia)
Vladimir N. Khokhlov, State Optical Institute (Russia)
V. V. Pivovarov, State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2050:
Airglow and Aurora

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