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National Solar Observatory/Kitt Peak Vacuum Telescope Magnetograph
STATUS
Data Archive/facility
AVAILABILITY
online
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Direct FTP access
Solar Instruments
Archives of Vacuum Telescope Data * 512-Channel Magnetograph (1974 - 1992) full-resolution images * Spectromagnetograph (1992-2002) full-resolution images * Recent reduced-resolution images * Synoptic Carrington rotation maps * Full-Disk averages of magnetic field, He I 1083 equivalent width and Ca K indices * Tables of Carrington rotation dates: mid-points, and detailed
CONTACT
Frank Hill
National Solar Observatory
950 N Cherry Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719
1-520-318-8138
fhill@nso.edu
http://diglib.nso.edu/
SECONDARY CONTACT
Jack Harvey
NSO
950 N. Cherry Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719
520/318-8337
jharvey@noao.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Spectral RangeFe I 8688 A; Fe I 5507 A; He I 10830 A
Spectral Resolution
Spatial Coverage and Resolutionfull-disk
Temporal Resolutiondaily measurement
Data Accuracy
Data Precision
Physical ObservablesPolarization spectra
Derived OutputsLongitudinal magnetic field strength, pseudo continuum intensity, Doppler shift, equivalent width, and line depth in the Fe lines; Line strength and intensity in the He line.
Concurrence Opportunities
Expected LifetimeObservations ended in 2003
Location or OrbitKitt Peak Observatory, Arizona, USA
Capability Summary
Scheduling
Archival DataAll data available through the VSO and the NSO Digital Library
Number of Users300
Planned UpgradesNone, facility replaced by the SOLIS VSM in 2003.
Sub-Instruments
Data ProductsLongitudinal magnetic field strength, pseudo continuum intensity, Doppler shift, equivalent width, and line depth in the Fe lines; Line strength and intensity in the He line.
University FacilityYes
National Ground BasedYes
SatelliteNo
Virtual ArchiveYes
UPDATED ON
17 Nov 2009 11:25