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== Michelson actinometer ==
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A [[pyrheliometer]] of the bimetallic type used to measure the [[intensity]] of  [[direct solar radiation]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The [[radiation]] is measured in terms of the angular deflection of a blackened [[bimetallic strip]]  that is exposed to the direct solar beams. In its original form the instrument was also responsive  to [[ambient temperature]] variations. However, modifications have been introduced that eliminate  this source of [[error]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This actinometer was designed by W. A. Michelson (Met.Zeitschr, 1908)</div><br/> </div>
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Michaelson actinograph

Please see [Michelson actinometer]