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The Detection And Study Of The Visible Spectrum Of The Aurora And Airglow
Author(s): Gerald J. Romick
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Paper Abstract

Many different sophisticated instruments are used throughout the world in ground based, satellite and rocket studies of the visible spectrum of the aurora and airglow. Three different instruments, the all sky camera, spectrophotometer and meridian scanning photometer, serve as examples of the types of devices representing the photographic, spectrophotometer and photometric categories of instruments currently in use. The extensive application of digital techniques, solid state electronics, and minicomputers emphasizes the concept of system development that combines data acquisition and the capability for real time data reduction and analysis.

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Date Published: 27 December 1976
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0091, Methods for Atmospheric Radiometry, (27 December 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.955072
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Gerald J. Romick, University of Alaska (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0091:
Methods for Atmospheric Radiometry
Douglas McNutt, Editor(s)

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