Cover: Eclipse Observations from a Jet Aircraft.

Eclipse Observations from a Jet Aircraft.

Published 1964

by George Kocher

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Description of an experiment in which high-altitude observations of a total solar eclipse were made from a modified Douglas DC-8. Included are sample pictures of the inner corona, taken by manually guided cameras. The advantages of using such an aircraft for this purpose are listed, as well as some problems and recommendations for future expeditions. Description of an experiment in which high-altitude observations of a total solar eclipse were made from a modified Douglas DC-8. Included are sample pictures of the inner corona, taken by manually guided cameras. The advantages of using such an aircraft for this purpose are listed, as well as some problems and recommendations for future expeditions. 24 pp

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