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FUSE and HUT Airglow Lines

Below is a table of FUV airglow lines which may be present in your COS observations. These lines are were compiled by Paul Feldman from FUSE and HUT observations*.

Key:

VS = Very Strong
S = Strong
M = Moderate
W = Weak
VW = Very Weak
Wavelength Species Strength (Day) Source Notes
832.76-834.46 O II S HUT  
860.2 O II VW HUT Second order from 430.1
878.9-879.6 O I VW HUT  
907 N I W HUT Multiple lines
915-916.7 N II W HUT  
920.963 H I VW FUSE  
923.150 H I W FUSE  
926.226
926.295
H I
O I
W
W
FUSE
FUSE
 
929.517 O I VW FUSE  
930.748 H I W FUSE  
936.630 O I W FUSE  
937.803 H I W FUSE  
948.686 O I W FUSE  
949.743
950.112
H I
O I
M
 
FUSE
FUSE
 
950.733 O I W FUSE  
953.4 - 954.0 N I W HUT  
958 N2 c4' VW HUT  
964.0 - 965.0 N I W HUT  
971.738 O I W FUSE  
972.537 H I W FUSE  
973.234 O I W FUSE  
973.885 O I W FUSE  
976.4-978.6 O I W HUT  
988.773
988.655
O I
O I
S
M
FUSE
FUSE
Check strength; these are strong when blended
990.204
990.123
O I
O I
W
 
FUSE
FUSE
 
990.801 O I W FUSE  
1009.4 - 1010.6 O II? VW HUT  
1025.722
1025.762
H I
O I
S
M
FUSE
FUSE
Check strength; these are strong when blended
1027.431 O I W FUSE  
1039.230 O I M FUSE  
1040.943 O I W FUSE  
1041.688 O I W FUSE  
1044.426 He I W FUSE Second order from 522.213
1074.060 He I M FUSE Second order from 537.030
1078 O II M HUT Second order from 539.5
1084.580 N II W FUSE  
1085.701 N II W FUSE  
1110.2 O II VW HUT Second order 555.1
1134.165
1134.415
N I
N I
M
M
FUSE
FUSE
Check strength; these are strong when blended
1134.980 N I M FUSE  
1152.15 O I W HUT  
1162 O II W HUT Second order from 580.7
1168.668 He I S FUSE Second order from 584.334
1199.5 - 1200.7 N I S HUT  
1215.67 H I VS HUT  
1228.6 N I   HUT Masked by scattered Lyman-α in HUT spectra
1233.2 O II   HUT Masked by scattered Lyman-α in HUT spectra; second order from 616.6
1243.3 N I   HUT Masked by scattered Lyman-α in HUT spectra
1302.2 - 1306.0 O I VS HUT  
1355.6
1358.5
O I
O I
S
S
HUT  
1437 O II VW HUT Second order from 718.5
1492.6 - 1494.7 N I W HUT  
1566 He I VW HUT Third order from 522.21
1611 He I VW HUT Third order from 537.02
1618 O II VW HUT Third order from 539.5
1641.3 O I W HUT  
1752 He I M HUT Third order from 584.33

Additional Information:

*Feldman et al. (2001, JGR, 106, 8119) present an extensive set of airglow spectra observed with FUSE