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Anomalous Fraunhofer Line Profiles

Naturevolume 193page762 (1962) | Download Citation



DURING the spring of 1961 we made observations of the H line of Ca(II) in the spectrum of moonlight, with the view of detecting any luminescent radiation which might have been present. The observations were made with the 50-in. reflector of the University of Padua's Observatory at Asiago.

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  1. Department of Astronomy, The University, Manchester

    • J. F. GRAINGER
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