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Wilcox Solar Observatory
STATUS
PI Instrument And Archive
AVAILABILITY
1976 May - present (Photospheric Field Maps - magnetograms & synoptic charts) 1976 May - present (Coronal Magnetic Field Model) 1975 May - present (Mean Magnetic Mield)
REQUEST PROCEDURE
web, ftp access, email
Solar Instruments
Daily low spatial resolution longitudinal photospheric magnetic field computed coronal magnetic field. Data products include the Mean Field, Magnetograms, Synoptic Charts, Polar magnetic field, and Coronal Model.
CONTACT
Todd Hoeksema, Phil Scherrer
Stanford University
W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Lab Stanford, CA 94305-4085
1 650 723-1505
thoeksema@solar.stanford.edu
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SPECIFICATIONS
Spectral Range5250 Angstroms
Spectral Resolution75mA
Spatial Coverage and Resolution3 arc minutes, full disk
Temporal ResolutionDaily magnetogram and mean field observations
Data Accuracy5 uT (0.05 G)
Data Precision1 uT (0.01 G)
Physical ObservablesPhotospheric magnetic field
Derived OutputsCoronal magnetic field from source-surface calculations
Concurrence OpportunitiesN/A
Expected LifetimeN/A
Location or OrbitStanford University, CA
Capability SummaryN/A
SchedulingDaily synoptic program Student projects
Archival DataData available via http://wso.stanford.edu
Number of Usersmany
Planned Upgradesnone
Sub-InstrumentsN/A
Data ProductsMagnetic field maps
University FacilityYes
National Ground BasedNo
SatelliteNo
Virtual ArchiveYes
REFERENCES
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REMARKS
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UPDATED ON
4 Dec 2009 17:35