Astrophysics (index)

STEREO

(Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory)
(two-satellite system to observe the Sun)

STEREO (for Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) is two satellites in solar orbit able to take stereo images of solar phenomena. They were launched in 2006.

Instruments included:

STEREO can also observe stars and has discovered over 100 eclipsing binaries.


(space,solar)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STEREO
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/stereo/main/

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