Night sky brightness during sunspot maximum at Paranal
Ferdinando Patat (ESO)
In this paper we present and discuss a large data set of UBVRI night sky brightness measurements collected at Paranal from April 2000 to September 2001. This unprecedented database allowed us to study in detail a number of effects including differential zodiacal light contamination, airmass dependency, daily solar activity and micro-auroral events.
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