Accession Number : ADA067688


Title :   Balloon Borne Ultraviolet Spectrometer.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 16 Apr 75-30 Sep 78,


Corporate Author : RESEARCH SUPPORT INSTRUMENTS INC TIMONIUM MD


Personal Author(s) : Crabbs,Robert F , Jr ; Mackey,Edward F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a067688.pdf


Report Date : 28 Dec 1978


Pagination or Media Count : 84


Abstract : An ultraviolet spectrometer, featuring all Invar construction, with 0.1A resolution capability, was designed, built, and flown on a research balloon system. The spectrometer obtained high resolution spectra of the sun between 2000A and 3100A, at an altitude of approximately 40 km. Four launches were supported under this contract. (Author)


Descriptors :   *SOLAR SPECTRUM , *ULTRAVIOLET SPECTROMETERS , ELECTRONIC SCANNERS , HIGH RESOLUTION , GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT , CIRCUIT ANALYSIS , SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS , SPECTRAL LINES , TELEMETER SYSTEMS , BALLOONSONDES


Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE