Definition of photopolarimeter in English:

photopolarimeter

Line breaks: photo|polar|im¦eter
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊtəʊpəʊləˈrɪmɪtə
 
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noun

  • A telescopic apparatus for photographing stars, galaxies, etc., and measuring the polarization of light from them.
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    • I also worked with the Voyager photopolarimeter team that observed stellar occultations of Saturn's rings.
    • The Galileo mission launched in 1989 included a photopolarimeter-radiometer to determine thermal radiation on Jupiter and its moons.

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