Accession Number:

AD0680673

Title:

MECHANISM FOR THE AURORAL EMISSION OF OI(6300A).

Descriptive Note:

Research Communication no. 72,

Corporate Author:

DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT CO INC HUNTINGTON BEACH CALIF ADVANCED RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Interaction between the metastably excited ion O2D0 and ground state atoms of oxygen is suggested as a prime mechanism for the emission of OI6300A in the auroral F region of the night sky. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE