Accession Number:

ADA018094

Title:

Cosmic-Ray Penumbral Effects for Selected Balloon Launching Locations.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-11-26

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The penumbral characteristics as determined from cosmic-ray trajectory calculations are compared for several balloon launching locations in the Western Hemisphere including Palestine, Texas, Cape Giradeau, Missouri, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Penumbra for a number of zenith and azimuth angles were calculated in an effort to determine the transmittance function for balloon detectors viewing over a specific solid angle.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE