Abstract

Intensity ratios as derived from the luminosity of the setting Sun: A comparison through photometry principle and Rayleigh theory

Author(s): A.B.Bhattacharya, J.Pandit, B.Raha, D.Halder, R.Bhattacharya, G.Biswas, R.Roy, A.Nag

We photographed luminosity of the setting Sun at Brahmaputra River by three powerful digital SLR cameras on January 26, 2014 with a view to compare the intensity ratios of the luminosity of the setting Sun using the photometry principle and the Rayleigh scattering theory. The results exhibit a significant deviation in the calculated intensity ratios, suggesting further investigation in this direction.


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