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Sodium in the High Atmosphere

Naturevolume 141page1054 (1938) | Download Citation

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BERNARD has described in NATURE1 his observations proving that the yellow radiation of the night sky and of the twilight-sky, 5893 A., can be identified with the two sodium D lines. With regard to this communication we wish to make the following comments:

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    NATURE, 141, 788 (April 30, 1938).

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    C.R., 194, 1897 (1932).

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    C.R., 202, 1807 (1936).

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    C.R., 206, 221 (1938).

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    Terr. Maq., 41, 265 (1936).

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    C.R., 206, 1137 (1938).

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    C.R., 206, 870 (1938).

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  1. Université de Paris et Observatoire de Lyon

    • J. CABANNES
    • , J. DUFAY
    •  & J. GAUZIT

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