any of the wavelengths at which electromagnetic radiation from space can penetrate the earth's atmosphere.
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Origin of atmospheric window
First recorded in 1965–70
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wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum that can be transmitted through the earth's atmosphere. Atmospheric windows occur in the visible, infrared, and radio regions of the spectrum
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