Date of Degree
MS (Master of Science)
John D. Fix
The ultraviolet auroral imaging photometer aboard the Dynamics Explorer 1 spacecraft was utilized to obtain measurements of the diffuse ultraviolet background radiation along two strips of the sky between Galactic latitudes —61° < b < 61°. The magnitude of the ultraviolet background was found to be 519 ± 28 photons (cm 2 sec Â sr)-1 at a wavelength of 1500 Â, thus placing a much better restriction on the value of the diffuse radiation field than previous estimates.
Copyright © 1989 Brent W. Studer. Posted with permission of the author.
Studer, Brent W.. "The diffuse ultraviolet background and its relation to neutral hydrogen column density." Master's thesis, University of Iowa, 1989.