V. On the cause of the light border frequently noticed in photographs just outside the outline of a dark body seen against the sky; with some introductory remarks on phosphorescence

@article{StokesVOT,
  title={V. On the cause of the light border frequently noticed in photographs just outside the outline of a dark body seen against the sky; with some introductory remarks on phosphorescence},
  author={G. G. Stokes},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London},
  volume={34},
  pages={63 - 68}
}
  • G. G. Stokes
  • Geography
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
An observation I made the other day with solar phosphori, though not involving anything new in principle, suggested to me an explanation of the above phenomenon which seems to me very likely to be the true one. On inquiring from Captain Abney whether it had already been explained, he wrote : “ The usual explanation of the phenomenon yon describe is that the silver solution on the part of the plate on which the dark objects fall has nowhere to deposit, and hence the metallic silver is deposited… Expand
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