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Solar IR presensitization photography
Author(s): Joseph M. Geary; Douglas M. Rabin; Joseph Lindmayer
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Paper Abstract

The principles involved in the IR presensitization photography (IRPP) are discussed, and the feasibility of using IRPP in solar IR astronomy is investigated. Images of the solar disk were acquired in the 1- to 2-micron regime, demonstrating that IRPP is a feasible technique for solar imaging. However, in order to use IRPP images for solar research, the image quality needs improvement in terms of resolution and photometric accuracy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1235, Instrumentation in Astronomy VII, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19087
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph M. Geary, Kaman Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Douglas M. Rabin, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
Joseph Lindmayer, Quantex Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1235:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VII
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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