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Multicolor Polarization Measurements of the Outer Solar Corona

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Michael Mattei

Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts


Janet A. Mattei

AAVSO, Cambridge, Massachusetts




The purpose of the experiment was to measure the polarization of the outer solar corona, from 3 to 18 solar radii, in the red, yellow, blue, and ultraviolet, and to determine the wavelength dependence of polarization as a function of distance from the sun.


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