# Rayleigh phase function

From Glossary of Meteorology

## Rayleigh phase function

The Rayleigh phase function is expressed as

*p*(θ) = (3/4)(1 + cos^{2}θ), where θ is the scattering angle.

The Rayleigh phase function is expressed as *p*(θ) = (3/4)(1 + cos^{2}θ), where θ is the scattering angle.