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Reconnaissance of infrared emission from the lunar nighttime surface

Wildley, Robert L. and Murray, Bruce C. and Westphal, James A. (1967) Reconnaissance of infrared emission from the lunar nighttime surface. Journal of Geophysical Research, 72 (14). pp. 3743-3749. ISSN 0148-0227. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20141107-161158355

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Abstract

The reconnaissance described in this paper was performed in 1964 and is an extension and refinement of the first observations (1962), in the 8- to 14-μ wavelength region, of the thermal emission from the lunar nighttime surface [Murray and Wildey, 1964]. The present investigation was intended to sample representatively enough of the lunar surface to determine the general character of the lunar nighttime emission and the relative abundance of nighttime infrared anomalies. More complete studies of the infrared emission with higher spatial resolution during eclipse were made at about the same time [Saari and Shorthill, 1965].


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Additional Information:Copyright 1967 by the American Geophysical Union. (Received February 13, 1967.) This research was supported by funds of grant NSG 56-60 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Contribution 1442 of the Division of Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.
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Official Citation:Wildey, R. L., B. C. Murray, and J. A. Westphal (1967), Reconnaissance of infrared emission from the lunar nighttime surface, J. Geophys. Res., 72(14), 3743–3749, doi:10.1029/JZ072i014p03743.
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