Accession Number:

AD0262614

Title:

ATMOSPHERIC TRANSMITTANCE COEFFICIENT AS DETERMINED FROM POLARIZATION OF SKY LIGHT

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FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

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Report Date:

1961-08-07

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

OBSERVATIONS OF THE LUMINANCE OF THE SKY WITH AND WITHOUT POLAROIDS, USING THE VISUAL PHOTOMETER, WERE CARRIED OUT IN 1956 AND 1957 AT A MOUNTAIN OBSERVATORY h equals 1450 m above sea level, at the Aksengerskiy Sovkhoz h equals 500 m in the vicinity of Alma Ata, and in the Libyan desert of Egypt h equals 200 m. Measurements were also made along the solar almucantar. The solar radiation and luminance of the near-sun aureole were simultaneously measured using an aureole photometer with a selenium cell, at various zenith solar distances. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE