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Is the zodiacal light intensity steadyIt is pointed out that conclusions reported by Sparrow and Ney (1972, 1973) could be confirmed in an investigation involving the refinement of OSO-5 data on zodiacal light. It had been found by Sparrow and Ney that the absolute value of both the surface brightness and polarization of the zodiacal cloud varied by less than 10% over the 4-yr period from January 1969 to January 1973.
Document ID
19740051089
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
External Source(s)
Authors
Burnett, G. B.
Sparrow, J. G.
Ney, E. P. (Minnesota, University Minneapolis, Minn., United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
June 14, 1974
Publication Information
Publication: Nature
Volume: 249
Subject Category
GEOPHYSICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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