Eclipse radiometry

Eclipse radiometry - material from which it is made. For...

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Eclipse radiometry Eclipse radiometry uses the variation of thermal radiation with time as a body is eion with time as a body is eclipsed to tell something of the surface material. A typical flux/time curve for an eclipse transit looks as follows: The rate of change of temperature with time gives some indication of the thermal inertia of the
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Unformatted text preview: material from which it is made. For example, poor thermal inertia could be due to a poorly packed frost layer. The surface temperature variation plus some idea of the surface structure gives some idea of the thermal behaviour below the surface....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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