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Atmospheric Composition by Solar Absorption (177 to 1216 A)

NSSDCA ID: 1975-092A-03

Mission Name: D2B
Principal Investigator:Mr. P. Cruvelier

Description

This experiment measured the stellar UV radiation in the antisolar direction with a low spectral resolution (about 400 A) between 792 and 3075 A. The sensitivity of the instrument allowed detection of BO type stars down to 8th magnitude. In addition, a UBV photometer measured the radiation from the stars and the sky background.

Alternate Names

  • D2B/AtmosphericCompositionbySolarAbsorption_177to1216A_

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (France)

Discipline

    Additional Information

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    Personnel

    NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
    Mr. P. CruvelierPrincipal InvestigatorCNRS, Laboratoire d'Astronomie Spatiale
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