OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics


  • Vol. 9, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1970
  • pp: 2626–2630

Eclipse Instrumentation for the Solar Corona

D. H. Menzel and J. M. Pasachoff  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 12, pp. 2626-2630 (1970)

View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (861 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools



The expedition of the Harvard College Observatory, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and the National Geographic Society to Miahuatlán, Mexico, to observe the total solar eclipse of 7 March 1970, is described. Instrumentation included a coronal spectrograph, television cameras recording on videotape, telescopes for photography of coronal polarization, and cameras for direct photography. Photographs and preliminary microphotometer tracings are included.

© 1970 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 11, 1970
Published: December 1, 1970

D. H. Menzel and J. M. Pasachoff, "Eclipse Instrumentation for the Solar Corona," Appl. Opt. 9, 2626-2630 (1970)

Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  


  1. D. H. Menzel, W. W. Salisbury, D. L. Fernald, Appl. Opt. 9, 2648 (1970). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. D. H. Menzel, J. M. Pasachoff, Sky and Telescope 36, 380 (1968).
  3. D. H. Menzel, J. M. Pasachoff, National Geographic 138, 222 (August1970).
  4. D. H. Menzel, J. M. Pasachoff, Nature 226, 1143 (June1970). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. M. J. Koomen, J. D. Purcell, R. Tousey, Nature 226, 1135 (June1970). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited