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Image of coronal mass ejection
May 9, 2014

NCAR solar physicist Scott McIntosh is raising awareness. While the current peak in the 11-year cycle of sunspot activity is on the weak side, the Sun might still produce a major storm at any point.

Image of Sun’s photospheric magnetic field
April 23, 2014

Led by Scott McIntosh of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, the scientists used a device on the SDO spacecraft to map the magnetic fields that are woven throughout the sun, and all around it.

Image of Ricky Egeland
April 23, 2014

The only recipient this year and the first winner from MSU, Ricky Egeland learned about the fellowship just moments after passing the oral examination for his doctorate in physics.

MLSO Latest Images

H-alpha Disk and Limb

Currently, H-alpha images are obtained by the GONG network, operated by the National Solar Observatory .

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CoMP Coronal Intensity

The COronal Multi-channel Polarimeter (CoMP) observes the Fe-XIII emission line at 1074.7 nm to measure the coronal magnetic field and obtain plasma density and motion in the low corona from ~1.03 to 1.5 solar radii.

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K-Cor White Light Corona

Preliminary K-Cor Data is now available!

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PSPT Blue

PSPT produces seeing-limited full-disk images in the blue continuum, red continuum, CaII K, CaII K Narrow Band Wing (NBW), and CaII K Narrow Band Core (NBC), with 0.1% pixel-to-pixel relative photometric precision.

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PSPT Red

PSPT produces seeing-limited full-disk images in the blue continuum, red continuum, CaII K, CaII K Narrow Band Wing (NBW), and CaII K Narrow Band Core (NBC), with 0.1% pixel-to-pixel relative photometric precision.

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PSPT Ca-K

PSPT produces seeing-limited full-disk images in the blue continuum, red continuum, CaII K, CaII K Narrow Band Wing (NBW), and CaII K Narrow Band Core (NBC), with 0.1% pixel-to-pixel relative photometric precision.

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