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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1970
  • pp: 2620–2625

An Optical System for Monochromatic Photography of the Electron Corona

K. E. Kissell, C. Morais, A. Righini, and G. Righini  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 12, pp. 2620-2625 (1970)

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Description and the performance are given of a reflecting telescope and accessory optics used to feed a Lyot tunable filter, and then to obtain monochromatic images near the wavelength. The instrumentation has been designed for coronal photography to be taken inside and outside the line during a total eclipse.

© 1970 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 20, 1970
Published: December 1, 1970

K. E. Kissell, C. Morais, A. Righini, and G. Righini, "An Optical System for Monochromatic Photography of the Electron Corona," Appl. Opt. 9, 2620-2625 (1970)

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