scattering angle,, \(\theta\)

Synonym: angle of observation
The angle between the forward direction of the incident beam and a straight line connecting the scattering point and the detector. Synonymous with angle of observation.
Purple Book,1st ed., p. 65
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. 'Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)' on page 2212 (