Linke Scale

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Linke Scale

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A type of cyanometer; an instrument used to measure the blueness of the sky. The Linke scale is simply a set of eight cards are numbered 2 to 16, the odd numbers to be used by the observer if he judges the sky color to lie between any of the given shades. Also called blue-sky scale. </dd>
Sky-blueness study, or cyanometry, is a means of studying atmospheric turbidity. </dd>

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This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use