Skylight Polarization

The clear sky provides polarized light according to the Rayleigh scattering model. The degree and angle of polarization measured at a celestial point C is related to the Sun position, the angle of scattering and the plane of scattering defined by O C and Sun. The electric vector is represented by $\vec E$ and is orthogonal to the plane of scattering.


Olivier Morel

Resource Type
polarization  scattering 
Target Group (Age)
English (United Kingdom)
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