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Mesospheric Temperature and O2 Band Volume Emission Rate Results

The following summarizes some of our early work in this area; please refer to the HRDI Publications section for more information.

Brightness maps (upper 4 panels) of the O2 nightglow observed by HRDI on 4 different days. The prominent band at the equator is a tidal feature which brightens and then disappears due to the local time precession of the UARS orbit. The diurnal tidal behavior of the nightglow is more clearly shown in a composite of about 6 weeks of data (lower panel), which shows the local time variability as a function of latitude.


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