The maximum of the probability density distribution of phase fluctuations in the earth’s atmosphere, as a function of point separation, was measured visually in white light for starlight observed from the ground with a 1.5 m astronomical telescope. A wave-front folding interferometer was used.
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CorrectionsJ. B. Breckinridge, "Errata: Measurement of the amplitude of phase excursions in the earth’s atmosphere," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 981_2-981 (1976)