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Space shuttle measurements: clouds of atmospheric metal atoms and ions
Author(s): James A. Gardner; A. Lyle Broadfoot
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Paper Abstract

We report on the utility of a spectrograph flown on the Space Shuttle that measured ionospheric constituents including metal atoms and ions. The distribution of ions is shown for an organized pillar of magnesium ions extending more than 140 km of altitude.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4150, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II, (21 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.416969
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James A. Gardner, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
A. Lyle Broadfoot, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4150:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II
Yasuhiro Sasano; Jinxue Wang; Tadahiro Hayasaka, Editor(s)

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