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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1972
  • pp: 2075–2081

OSO-5 Dim Light Monitor

G. B. Burnett, J. G. Sparrow, and E. P. Ney  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 2075-2081 (1972)

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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)

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