Accession Number:

AD0726567

Title:

A Flight Calibration Device for Absolute Measurements at the Lyman-Alpha Wavelength,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-06-12

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A small device consisting of a lamp, filter, and external photodiode has been used successfully to monitor the sensitivity of a Lyman-alpha photometer on OGO-6 as well as a number of Air Force satellites. The operation of this calibration device is independent of lamp, filter, or window decay. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE