Rayleigh optical depth

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Rayleigh optical depth


The Rayleigh optical thickness is directly proportional to surface pressure and inversely proportional to the fourth power of the wavelength. At a wavelength of 0.5 μm, the Rayleigh optical depth is about 0.145 at sea level.

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