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Spectrometric and spectropolarimetric observation of the solar corona with the LASCO/SOHO Lyot coronagraph
Author(s): Dennis George Socker; Guenter E. Brueckner; Clarence M. Korendyke; Rainer Schwenn
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Paper Abstract

A spectrometric and spectropolarimetric visible light Lyot coronagraph are scheduled for launch in 1995 on the ESA/NASA Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) mission. The Lyot coronagraph is one of three coronagraph optical trains contained in the NASA sponsored large angle spectrometric coronagraph (LASCO) which will be used to study the emission line, electron, and dust components of the solar corona within a 30 solar diameter field of view. This talk focuses on the spectrometric and polarimetric capabilities of the Lyot optical train which covers the inner solar corona from 1.1 - 3.0 solar radii.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 November 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2283, X-Ray and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy and Polarimetry, (7 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.193195
Show Author Affiliations
Dennis George Socker, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Guenter E. Brueckner, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Clarence M. Korendyke, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Rainer Schwenn, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Aeronomie (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2283:
X-Ray and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy and Polarimetry
Silvano Fineschi, Editor(s)

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