Accession Number:

AD0706122

Title:

PHOTOGRAPHIC AND SPECTROGRAPHIC OBSERVATIONS OF THE MOON AT PIC-DU-MIDI.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept. 15 Feb 65-14 May 69,

Corporate Author:

MANCHESTER UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

180.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE