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Optical configurations of H I Lyman alpha coronagraph/polarimeters
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Paper Abstract

The Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array (MSSTA) has obtained numerous high-resolution soft X-ray/EUV/FUV solar images with multilayer telescopes; these show dramatic prominences, spicules, and threadlike limb structures. There is excellent correlation between faint Lyman-alpha coronal structures seen in the digitized MSSTA images and prominences seen in H-alpha images gathered by ground-based observatories. The MSSTA has established the feasibility of an all-reflecting, imaging Ly-alpha coronagraph/polarimeter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 1546, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.51239
Show Author Affiliations
Richard B. Hoover, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Silvano Fineschi, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (Italy)
Arthur B. C. Walker, Stanford Univ. (United States)
R. Barry Johnson, Optical E.T.C., Inc. (United States)
Muamer Zukic, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1546:
Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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