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Nephoscope is an instrument for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of clouds. There are several types of nephoscopes:
- the comb nephoscope developed by Louis Besson;
- the mirror nephoscope developed by Carl Gottfrid Fineman;
- the grid nephoscope, a variation on the comb modified by the Norwegians.
The nephoscope is used as a grid to measure the clouds.It is also used to find the movements of clouds.
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