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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN 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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.9.002626


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Abstract

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.

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

Citation
D. H. Menzel and J. M. Pasachoff, "Eclipse Instrumentation for the Solar Corona," Appl. Opt. 9, 2626-2630 (1970)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-9-12-2626


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References

  1. D. H. Menzel, W. W. Salisbury, D. L. Fernald, Appl. Opt. 9, 2648 (1970). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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