News & Events

News & Events

HAO News

Phil Judge, Claire Raftery, Sarah Jaeggli
February 17, 2017

Philip Judge, Senior Scientist at HAO, Claire Raftery, Director of Education and Outreach at NSO HQ in Boulder, and Sarah Jaeggli, Assistant Astronomer at the NSO's Daniel K Inouye Solar Observatory in Maui were guests on KGNU public radio in Boulder, CO.

Prof. Egidio Landi Degl’Innocenti
February 14, 2017

On Sunday, February 12th, 2017, Prof. Egidio Landi Degl’Innocenti unexpectedly died of a heart attack in his home in Florence, Italy. Egidio had just returned from a scientific visit to the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain, working with one of us (JTB). There he also spent his last birthday. He had just turned 72 on January 25th.

Rosa Wallace
January 31, 2017

Rosa Wallace received the 2017 Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, which recognizes exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present posters at meetings of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).



Determining the state of the corona prior to coronal mass ejections (CMEs) is crucial to understanding and ultimately predicting solar eruptions.

The Sun Today is a single-page website dedicated to displaying the most recent movies from MLSO and other solar instruments. It is designed to display best on an HD display, but will scale properly for mobile devices. Set it as your home page and learn more about...The Sun Today!

The Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) satellite was launched in 1980 aboard a NASA Delta rocket. Among SMM's primary science objectives was the study of the dynamics of solar flares and the study of solar magnetic fields associated with the flare phenomenon.

Table of Events

Date Speaker Title
02/22/2017 - 1:30pm Maute, Astrid HAO Colloquium - Astrid Maute, HAO
03/01/2017 - 1:30pm Coddington, Odele HAO Colloquium - Odele Coddington, CU LASP
03/08/2017 - 1:30pm Sewell, Scott HAO Colloquium - Scott Sewell, HAO
03/15/2017 - 1:30pm Kowalksi, Adam HAO Colloquium - Adam Kowalksi, NSO/CU
03/22/2017 - 1:30pm Wilder, Rick HAO Colloquium - Rick Wilder, CU LASP
03/29/2017 - 1:30pm Love, Jeffrey HAO Colloquium - Jeffrey Love, USGS
04/05/2017 - 1:30pm Woods, Tom HAO Colloquium - Tom Woods, CU LASP
04/12/2017 - 1:30pm Egeland, Ricky HAO Colloquium - Ricky Egeland, Montana State Univ. & HAO
04/19/2017 - 1:30pm HAO Colloquium -
04/26/2017 - 1:30pm HAO Colloquium -