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Article Contents

TITLE PAGE

1. CONTEXT
1.1. The Cosmic Background Spectrum
1.2. The Importance of the Diffuse Ultraviolet Background

2. A SAMPLE OF DATA
2.1. HI 1216 Å Lyman alpha Radiation
2.2. Radiation from Terrestrial OI
2.3. Radiation from Terrestrial NO
2.4. Shuttle Glow
2.5. Stars
2.6. Dark Current
2.7. Cosmic Ultraviolet Background Radiation

3. ZODIACAL LIGHT AND THE COSMIC BACKGROUND LONGWARD OF 1800 Å

4. RADIATION BETWEEN 912 AND 1216 Å

5. THE BACKGROUND 1216 TO 1800 Å
5.1. Example of a Data Set
5.2. Apollo 17
5.3. Example of a Conflict
5.4. Apollo-Soyuz
5.5. Evidence For Scattering From Dust?
5.6. More Evidence For Scattering From Dust?
5.7. More Observations
5.8. UVX

6. CONCLUSIONS
6.1. Spectral Structure in the Diffuse Ultraviolet Background
6.2. Is There Light Scattered From Dust?
6.3. Diffuse Cosmic Ultraviolet Background Radiation

7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS

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