Accession Number:

AD0692742

Title:

PROCEEDINGS OF UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SYMPOSIUM ON OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ORBITING SATELLITES, DECEMBER 1967

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

MIAMI UNIV FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

235.0

Abstract:

Contents Ten years of optical satellite observations Optical and infrared characteristics of satellite surface materials Reflectometer experiment The determination of the orientation of a tumbling cylinder from the shape of the light curve Time varying reflection from rotating convex surfaces Interpretation of photometric signatures from satellites Investigations into a method for the optical estimation of the rotation axis of artificial satellites Optical studies of spacecraft from the cloudcroft facility The design and operation of some devices for photoelectric and photographic registration of artificial satellites Results of photometric and polarimetric measurements for various satellites using NASAs mobile photometric observatory An approximate method of estimating the reflection characteristics of a spherical satellite Design of telescope optical systems for visual observations of orbiting satellites Theory and observation of the rotational motion of the Pegasus satellites Attitude determination of the Ariel III satelitte Czechoslovak contribution to satellite photometry and Wide band visual spectrum photoelectric photometry of PAGEOS during its first fifteen months in orbit.

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE