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SDO/AIA
STATUS
PI Instrument And Archive
AVAILABILITY
The launch of SDO is anticipated for February 2010, with first science data becoming available approximately two months after that.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
The data will be publicly accessible without restrictions via the internet, with links from the GSFC mission site (http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/), from the AIA home page (http://aia.lmsal.com/), and from the primary archive at the SDO AIA/HMI Joint Science Operations Center (http://jsoc.stanford.edu/).
Solar Instruments
Atmospheric Imaging Assembly EUV and UV imager
CONTACT
Karel Schrijver
LMSAL
schryver@lmsal.com
SPECIFICATIONS
Spectral Range(X)(E)UV to optical
Spectral ResolutionFew Angstrom to wide band
Spatial Coverage and Resolutionfull disk, 1" resolution
Temporal Resolution10 sec or better
Data AccuracyTBD
Data PrecisionTBD
Physical ObservablesFilter images of corona, transition region, and photosphere
Derived OutputsThermal maps; atmospheric variability
Concurrence OpportunitiesSimultaneous observations with SDO/HMI and SDO/EVE.
Expected LifetimeExpected Launch in 2010; baseline 5-year mission
Location or Orbitgeosynchronous Earth orbit
Capability SummaryN/A
SchedulingSDO AIA will obtain full-Sun observations in a generally fixed observing mode throughout its mission. Special-mode observing will be considered by the investigation team on a case by case basis, with mode changes considered only a few time a year for at most a few weeks.
Archival DataAll data will be archived at the SDO/HMI-AIA Joint Science Operations Center (http://jsoc.stanford.edu/), and can be requested from there in FITS format with or without standard calibrations and preprocessing applied.
Number of UsersTBD
Planned UpgradesNone
Sub-InstrumentsNone
Data ProductsEUV, UV, and optical intensity images of 4096x4096 pixels at a nominal 10s cadence.
University FacilityNo
National Ground BasedNo
SatelliteYes
Virtual ArchiveNo
REFERENCES
The mission and instrument papers are in preparation.
REMARKS
N/A
UPDATED ON
11 Nov 2009 15:18