Radiance calibration of the High Altitude Observatory white-light coronagraph on Skylab.

Abstract

The High Altitude Observatory coronagraph produced over 35,000 photographs of the solar corona over 9 mo. Images were obtained on Kodak special film type 026-02, a 3400 (Pan-X) emulsion modified by Kodak for minimal reciprocity losses at the exposure times (3 sec, 9 sec, 27 sec) used on the coronagraph. The film was processed in a specially developed… (More)
DOI: 10.1364/AO.16.000926

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