‘Pyrheliometer’ is used for measuring:

  1. Sun spots
  2. Solar radiation
  3. Air temperature
  4. Temperature of plants
Harsh Vardhan Professor Asked on 11th May 2015 in Science.
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    ‘Pyrheliometer’ is used for measuring solar radiation.

    RE: ‘Pyrheliometer’ is used for measuring:

    Sun enters the instrument through a window and is directed into a Thermopylae which converts heat to an electrical signal that can be recorded. The signal voltage is converted via a formula to measure watts per square metre.

    About pyrheliometer

    • Use of Pyrheliometre: – direct solar radiation
    • DR02 response time:- 2 s (nominal)
    • Total sensor length including cap: – 380 x 10-3 m
    • Full field of view angle: – 5o
    • Slope angle: – 1o
    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 12th May 2015.
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