News & Events

News & Events

HAO News

WHPI logo image
January 16, 2020

During the upcoming 4th Parker Solar Probe (PSP) perihelion on January 29 2020, the Earth and many space observatories will be near-radially aligned with PSP and STEREO-A will be near quadrature (at a right angle to the Sun-Earth line).

Photographic image of Solar Eclipse Team, Chile, 2019
January 15, 2020

Paul Bryans tells Sun Superheroes that a solar eclipse is an opportunity to understand and study the Sun's magnetism. During a solar eclipse, when the moon blocks the Sun, it allows scientists to study the strength and shape of the Sun's surrounding magnetic field.

Graphic Image from European Space Weather Week
November 22, 2019

Every year during the European Space Weather Week (ESWW), three international medals are given in the field of space weather. The Kristian Birkeland Medal, the Baron Marcel Nicolet Medal and the Alexander Chizhevsky Medal.



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

July 20, 2016

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!

December 22, 2014

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
01/22/2020 - 2:00pm Thiero, Kadidia HAO Colloquium - Kadidia Thiero, UCAR SOARS
01/29/2020 - 2:00pm Qian, Liying HAO Colloquium - Liying Qian, HAO
02/12/2020 - 2:00pm Kerr, Graham HAO Colloquium - Graham Kerr, NASA GSFC
02/19/2020 - 2:00pm Lin, Dong HAO Colloquium - Dong Lin, HAO
03/04/2020 - 2:00pm Claudepierre, Seth HAO Colloquium - Seth Claudepierre, UCLA
03/11/2020 - 2:00pm Xu, Wei HAO Colloquium - Wei Xu, University of Colorado
03/18/2020 - 2:00pm Kamalabadi, Farzad HAO Colloquium - Farzad Kamalabadi, Univ. of Illinois
04/01/2020 - 2:00pm Pham, Kevin HAO Colloquium - Kevin Pham, HAO
04/16/2020 - 2:00pm Glocer, Alex HAO Colloquium - Alex Glocer, NASA/GSFC
05/06/2020 - 2:00pm Polito, Vanessa HAO Colloquium - Vanessa Polito, LMSAL