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Studying atmosphere by a method for remote sounding of Earth limb from on board orbital stations
Author(s): Uno Veismann; K. Eerme; T. Tonnisson; O. Avaste
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Paper Abstract

Use has been made of a technique to determine the distribution in atmosphere of the so-called optically active components (aerosol, ozone, water vapor, etc.) by the brightness profiles of atmosphere on a horizon, measured from space. Developed are the PHASE eight-channel aerospace teleradiometer and laboratory equipment for its study and graduation (including the complex for an absolute graduation and collimator for reading the characteristics of the teleradiometer field of vision). The PHASE teleradiometer has been installed on board of orbital complex `Salyut-7' - `Cosmos-1686' - `Sojuz-T14' and more than 10,000 brightness profiles were obtained over various regions of the Earth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 December 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2161, CIS Selected Papers: Photometry, (31 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.166363
Show Author Affiliations
Uno Veismann, Institute of Astrophysics and Physics of Atmosphere (Estonia)
K. Eerme, Institute of Astrophysics and Physics of Atmosphere (Estonia)
T. Tonnisson, Institute of Astrophysics and Physics of Atmosphere (Estonia)
O. Avaste, Tartu Univ. (Estonia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2161:
CIS Selected Papers: Photometry

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