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Astronomy and Solar Physics

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Science  13 Jul 1984:
Vol. 225, Issue 4658, pp. 180-181
DOI: 10.1126/science.225.4658.180


The absolute radiometer on Spacelab 1 was used to obtain solar irradiance observations from space. A number of effects must be taken into account in the data reduction. A provisional value was obtained for the mean solar constant during the observation period (6 to 8 December 1983).