atmospheric window


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atmospheric window

n
(General Physics) wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum that can be transmitted through the earth's atmosphere. Atmospheric windows occur in the visible, infrared, and radio regions of the spectrum
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To give an estimation of the absolute accuracy of the measurements, an average of the radiance measured in the atmospheric window, in the spectral channels between 828 and 839 [cm.
To make the most of such balloon flights, we are proposing to make additional and frequent observations from high-altitude mountaintops where the Moon is more readily observable over much of its cycle, albeit only through atmospheric window bands and with greater atmospheric extinction.
Therefore, an overriding concern is matching the detector's response curve to what is called an atmospheric window.
The latest expert advice is for an atmospheric window screen to be installed in front of the picture which it is hoped can go on show to the public by May next year.
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