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21 February 2001 Space shuttle measurements: clouds of atmospheric metal atoms and ions
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We report on the utility of a spectrograph flown on the Space Shuttle that measured ionospheric constituents including metal atoms and ions. The distribution of ions is shown for an organized pillar of magnesium ions extending more than 140 km of altitude.
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James A. Gardner and A. Lyle Broadfoot "Space shuttle measurements: clouds of atmospheric metal atoms and ions", Proc. SPIE 4150, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II, (21 February 2001); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.416969
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