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10 September 2010

SOFIE meteoric smoke extinction versus time and height for the Southern Hemisphere. Black dots indicate NLCs, and the black bar represents missing data. Time ranges from June 2007 through June 2009 and the abscissa is labeled by the first letter of each month. The results are monthly zonal averages and white regions represent extinction below 5e-9 1/km

Credit: Solar Occultation For Ice Experiment (SOFIE) data processing team at GATS, Inc.

Sophie Meteoric Dust


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