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Dr. Tanausú del Pino Alemán
July 24, 2018

Dr. Tanausú del Pino Alemán (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain) has been awarded the 2018 ESPD Early Career Researcher Prize for his ground breaking contributions in the field of theoretical solar spectropolarimetry.

Dr. Delores J. Knipp
July 24, 2018

As part of their yearly awards and honors program, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) has recognized Dr. Delores J. Knipp as a Fellow. To qualify as a Fellow, one has to make outstanding contributions to the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences or their applications during a substantial period of years.

Publication Highlights

A 3D MHD simulation of the eruption of a prominence-carrying coronal flux rope
August 6, 2018

Yuhong Fan and others carry out magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations of the quasi-static evolution and eruption of a twisted coronal flux rope under a coronal streamer built up by an imposed flux emergence at the lower boundary.

Long-lasting response of the global thermosphere and ionosphere
August 5, 2018

Explains Wenbin Wang and others, previous studies have been devoted to examining the ionosphere and thermosphere response during the solar eclipse, but the post-eclipse response of the global ionosphere and thermosphere has not previously been well quantified.

Polar maps of differential TEC
August 4, 2018

It has long been recognized that during solar eclipses, the ionosphere-thermosphere system changes greatly within the eclipse shadow, due to the rapid reduction of solar irradiation.

MLSO Latest Images

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.


K-Cor White Light Corona

Designed to study the formation and dynamics of coronal mass ejections and the evolution of the density structure of the low corona, K-Cor records the polarization brightness (pB).


K-Cor (radially graded filter)

K-Cor image with a normalized radially graded filter (nrgf) to maximize image contrast, especially in the outer field.

These data are ideal for measuring positions of coronal structures such as CMEs and helmet streamers.

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