Astrophysics (index)

Solar Dynamics Observatory

(SDO)
(2010 satellite observing the Sun)

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is a spacecraft launched by NASA in 2010 to study the Sun for 5 to 10 years. It is in geosynchronous orbit. Instruments

  • HMI "Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager"
  • EVE "Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) Variability Experiment"
  • AIA "Atmospheric Imaging Assembly"

(telescope,solar,space,NASA,Sun)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_Dynamics_Observatory
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Referenced by:
NASA

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