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Paper: Submillimeter solar research with the KAO
Volume: 73, Airborne Astronomy Symposium on the Galactic Ecosystem: From Gas to Stars to Dust
Page: 329
Authors: Becklin, Eric E.; Lindsey, C.
Abstract: From 1981 to 1988 the KAO was used to measure the 30 to 670 micron continuum radiation from the Sun. The most significant result was te measurement of the limb brightness and extent during two total solar eclipses. The results clearly indicate a solar limb at 50 to 670 microns which is extended beyond that expected for an atmosphere in hydrostatic equilibrium. Unique measurements of far infrared solar oscillations and brightness of active regions were also carried out. A complete set of references is included.
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