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SOHO/LASCO
STATUS
PI Instrument And Archive
AVAILABILITY
http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/data.html
Solar Instruments
Sun Centered Coronagraphs - C1 (failed June 1998), C2, and C3
CONTACT
Russ Howard
NRL
Russ.Howard@nrl.navy.mil
SPECIFICATIONS
Spectral Rangewhite light
Spectral ResolutionC1: ~1 nm, C2 and C3 broad band white light
Spatial Coverage and ResolutionC1: 5.6 arc sec/pix, 1.1-3Rsun; C2: 12 arc sec/pix, 2-6 Rsun; C3: 56 arc sec/pix, 3.8-32 Rsun
Temporal Resolutionvarious from ~1 min to 60 min
Data Accuracy<5%
Data Precision<1e-4
Physical ObservablesC1: images of intensity of spectral lines at selected wavelengths in the visible C2/C3: images of various broad bands in the visible
Derived OutputsCalibrated mages of coronal structures, CMEs, comets, F-corona, planets, etc. Synoptic Maps
Concurrence Opportunities
Expected LifetimeIndefinite
Location or OrbitOrbit about L1
Capability Summary
Scheduling
Archival Data
Number of Users
Planned Upgrades
Sub-InstrumentsC1, C2, C3
Data ProductsCalibrated Images, Synoptic Maps, Background models, Movies
University FacilityNo
National Ground BasedNo
SatelliteYes
Virtual ArchiveNo
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47