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Analysis of impact craters from the S-149 Skylab experiment

  • D. S. Hallgren
  • C. L. Hemenway
2 In Measurement of Interplanetary Dust 2.3 Particle Collection Experiments and Their Interpretation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 48)

Abstract

Analysis of craters found on polished plates exposed during Skylab has provided data for a flux measurement over the mass range 10−15 to 10−7 gms. Chemical analysis of residues in the craters shows a high incidence of aluminium. A variety of morphological forms are described.

Keywords

Impact Crater Gold Foil Optical Scanning Large Crater Residual Element 
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References

  1. 1.
    C. L. Hemenway, D. S. Hallgren and C. D. Tackett, “Near-Earth Cosmic Dust Results from S-149”, AIAA/AGU Conference on Scientific Experiments of Skylab, Huntsville, Alabama, 1974, AIAA Paper 74-1226, p. 7.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    D. S. Hallgren, C. L. Hemenway and W. Radigan, “Micrometeorite Penetration Effects in Gold Foil”, COSPAR, Varna, Bulgaria, 1975, Space Research XVI, in press.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. S. Hallgren
    • 1
  • C. L. Hemenway
    • 1
  1. 1.Dudley Observatory and State University of New York at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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