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The Skylab ten color photoelectric polarimeterA 10-color photoelectric polarimeter was used during Skylab missions SL-2 and SL-3 to measure sky brightness and polarization associated with zodiacal light, background starlight, and the spacecraft corona. A description is given of the instrument and observing routines together with initial results on the spacecraft corona and polarization of the zodiacal light.
Document ID
19760042316
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Weinberg, J. L. (State Univ. of New York Albany, NY, United States)
Hahn, R. C. (New York, State University Albany, N.Y., United States)
Sparrow, J. G. (State Univ. of New York Albany, NY, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
November 1, 1975
Publication Information
Publication: Space Science Instrumentation
Volume: 1
Subject Category
INSTRUMENTATION AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-30251
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-24865
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other