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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This data set consists of optical depth measurements made using the the Reagan Radiometer (acquired data in July 17 and September 29, 1989 at Lunar Lake). Total instantaneous optical depth was obtained from the data through use of Beer's Law, as follows. The set of observations for one channel are plotted as natural logarithm of instrument voltage versus secant of incidence angle (i.e., Langley Plot). This allows one to solve for the equivalent instrument voltage that would be obtained above the atmosphere (the plot intercept) and the optical depth (the plot slope). Instantaneous optical depths were then derived by using this intercept and solving for optical depth using pairs of voltage values acquired close together in time.

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.fexp-e-reag-3-rdr-opt-dep-v1.0_4m6r-jh7i
Data First Published 2021-05-21
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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