geometric albedo


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geometric albedo

[¦jē·ə¦me·trik al′bē·dō]
(optics)
The ratio of the light flux received from an object to that which would be received from a perfectly reflecting, perfectly diffusing disk of the same size at the same distance at zero phase angle.
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Lane and Irvine (5) also review geometric albedo measurements of the Moon.
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The selected normalized magnitudes and geometric albedos of the Moon are listed in Table IV.