Measurement of brightness oscillations on the Sun on board "Mars-96" spacecraft (SOYA experiment)
|1Bruns, AV |
1Scientific-Research Institute “Crimean Astrophysical Observatory” of the Ministry for Education and Science of Ukraine, Nauchny, Crimea, Ukraine
|Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1996, 2 ;(2):18–23|
|Publication Language: Russian|
The experiment SOYA conducted on board interplanetary station "Mars-96" is described. The experiment is intended for studying the internal solar structure by helioseismology methods. The experiment is based on the measurement of brightness oscillations on the Sun as a star. The amplitude of brightness fluctuations with respect to the average level is of order of 10~5. Detection of such small oscillations presents very high metrological requirements to the device. The design of the high-precision photometer SOYA is described.
|Keywords: brightness oscillations on the Sun, helioseismology, Mars-96|
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