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Autonomous meridian scanning photometer for auroral observations

Johnston, S.F. (1989) Autonomous meridian scanning photometer for auroral observations. Optical Engineering, 28 (1). pp. 20-24.

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Abstract

The system design of an automated meridian scanning photometer developed for the Canadian Auroral Network is described. The instrument operates year-round in an Arctic environment. The instrument has considerable on-board processing capability for data analysis, communication functions and fail-safe operation.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Copyright 1989 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Johnston, Prof Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QB Astronomy
Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Journal Name:Optical Engineering
Journal Abbr.:Opt. Eng.
Publisher:SPIE

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