The design, calibration, and operation of the University of Minnesota’s experiment on board the satellite OSO-5 are described. The instrument was designed to measure zodiacal light, airglow, and lightning. The orientation and stability of the spacecraft is also discussed as it pertains to the experiment.
© 1972 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 29, 1971
Published: September 1, 1972
G. B. Burnett, J. G. Sparrow, and E. P. Ney, "OSO-5 Dim Light Monitor," Appl. Opt. 11, 2075-2081 (1972)