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The solar‐orbiter EUI instrument optical developments
Author(s): J.-P. Halain; Y. Houbrechts; F. Auchère

Paper Abstract

The Solar Orbiter mission [1],[2],[3], part of the Cosmic Vision Science Program of European Space Agency (ESA), to be launched in 2017, is devoted to the Sun observation. From its unique vantage point in an elliptical orbit around the Sun, and approaching as close as 60 solar radii, Solar Orbiter will provide unprecedented closeup and high-latitude observations of the Sun. The Extreme Ultraviolet Imager (EUI) instrument [4],[5],[6],[7],[8],[9] was selected as one of the 10 scientific payload instruments of the Solar Orbiter mission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2019
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10565, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010, 1056561 (5 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2552542
Show Author Affiliations
J.-P. Halain, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
Y. Houbrechts, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
F. Auchère, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10565:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010
Errico Armandillo; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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