publication . Article . 1998

Observations of Upper Thermospheric Temperatures Using a Ground-Based Optical Instrument at the King Sejong Station, Antarctic

Jong-Kyun Chung; Young-In Won; Bang Yong Lee; Jhoon Kim;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 1998 Journal: Journal of Astronomy and Space Sciences, volume 15, issue 1, pages 139-150 (issn: 2093-5587, eissn: 2093-1409, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Korean Space Science Society (KSSS)
We measured the terrestrial nightglow of OI 6300A in the thermosphere(~250km) using a ground-based Fabry-Perot interferometer at the King Sejong Station, Antarctic from March through September, 1997. The King Sejong Station is located at high latitude geographically (62.22 deg S, 301.25 deg E) but at mid-latitude geomagnetically (50.65 deg S, 7.51 deg E). It is therefore the strategic location to measure the temperatures of the thermosphere in the Southern Hemisphere associated with both solar and geomagnetic activities. In this study, we analyzed the observed temperatures in relation to F10.7 and Kp indices to examine the effect of the solar and the geomagnetic...
free text keywords: lcsh:Astronomy, lcsh:QB1-991
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