Articles | Volume 19, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1207–1220, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-1207-2019

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1207–1220, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-1207-2019

Research article 31 Jan 2019

Research article | 31 Jan 2019

Atmospheric band fitting coefficients derived from a self-consistent rocket-borne experiment

Mykhaylo Grygalashvyly et al.

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Based on rocket-borne true common volume observations of atomic oxygen, atmospheric band emission (762 nm), and background atmosphere density and temperature, one-step, two-step, and combined mechanisms of O2(b1Σg+) formation were analyzed. We found new coefficients for the fit function based on self-consistent temperature, atomic oxygen, and volume emission observations. This can be used for atmospheric band volume emission modeling or the estimation of atomic oxygen by known volume emission.
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