The Ukrainian Youth Satellite: investigation of the Earth's aerosol stratum with the use of UV-polarimeter

1Nevodovsky, EP, 1Vidmachenko, AP, 1Morozhenko, OV, 1Nevodovsky, PV, 1Syniavskyi, II
1Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2004, 10 ;(5-6):027-031
Publication Language: Ukrainian
We consider some reasons for changes in concentration of stratospheric ozone in upper stratum of the Earth's atmosphere (for heights more than 30 km). The Project of board UV-polarimeter for a wavelength of 250 nm for the Ukrainian Youth Satellite is proposed. Realization of the Project will give the possibility to derive with assurance the real and imaginary parts of the refractive index, sizes of small particles, horizontal structure of the aerosol stratum and to investigate its changes with time.
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