Logo

Planetary Photometry by Max Fairbairn

Small book cover: Planetary Photometry

Planetary Photometry
by

Description:
The text covers principles of planetary photometry (radiance and the equation of transfer, diffuse reflection and transmission, reflectance functions, diffuse reflection and transmission, radiances of planetary spheres), albedo (scattering and absorption, single-scattering and normal albedo, net flux and exitance, hemispherical albedo, Gaussian triple integral algorithm), a brief history of the Lommel-Seeliger law.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(140KB, ZIP/PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Voyager 1 and 2: Atlas of Six Saturnian SatellitesVoyager 1 and 2: Atlas of Six Saturnian Satellites
by - NASA
Published in 1984 after several years of photographic analysis, this book presents maps of the six Saturnian moons which were investigated by the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft during their flyby missions of Saturn in 1980 and 1981, respectively.
(10438 views)
Book cover: Trans-Neptunian Objects: An OverviewTrans-Neptunian Objects: An Overview
- Wikipedia
A trans-Neptunian object is any minor planet in the Solar System that orbits the Sun at a greater average distance (semi-major axis) than Neptune. The Kuiper belt, scattered disk, and Oort cloud are conventional divisions of this volume of space.
(3925 views)
Book cover: An Overview of the Solar SystemAn Overview of the Solar System
- Wikipedia
The Solar System comprises the Sun and its planetary system, as well as a number of dwarf planets, satellites, and other objects that orbit the Sun. It formed 4.6 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse of a giant molecular cloud.
(6184 views)
Book cover: The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and DiscoveryThe Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery
by - University of Arizona Press
Sheehan offers an accessible history of the men who collected data about Mars and interpreted it. The central story is the coherent and compelling narrative of Giovanni Schiaparelli, Percival Lowell and the description of the 'canals' of Mars.
(8513 views)