PHOTOGRAPHIC AND SPECTROGRAPHIC OBSERVATIONS OF THE MOON AT PIC-DU-MIDI.
Final scientific rept. 15 Feb 65-14 May 69,
MANCHESTER UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF ASTRONOMY
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The present report contains an account of the work carried out between 1965-1969 in the following fields of research 1 the design and development of a new type of image-scanning three-beam photoelectric photometer for observations of transient colour changes on the lunar surface 2 three-colour photoelectric photometry of the Moon, carried out with the new instrument between 1966-1968 3 multicolour photoelectric observations of the lunar surface, with special respect to the colour-dependence of the opposition effect 4 single-colour photographic photometry of the Moon, leading to an investigation of the light scattering properties of the lunar surface and 5 investigation of a possible correlation of lunar luminescence with the planetary magnetic index. Author