Instruments

On the Connection between Propagating Solar Coronal Disturbances and Chromospheric Footpoints

SDO/AIA 171Å sub-fields
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the (thermal) interface between the chromosphere, transition region, and the coronal plasma observed by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) of the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

Phil Oakley

Phil Oakley is an Engineer in the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research specializing in the design, construction, integration, calibration and use of scientific instrumentation.

Joan Burkepile

Joan Burkepile is a Project Scientist at the High Altitude Observatory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Scott Sewell

Scott Sewell is an Engineer and Instrumentation Group Manager in the High Altitude Observatory at the NCAR specializing in optical sensing technologiesfor studying solar physics.

Michael Galloy

Michael D. Galloy is a Software Engineer/Programmer in the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research specializing in data pipeline maintenance.

Preparing for the 2017 total Eclipse

Phil Judge and Paul Bryans

On 21 August 2017 a total solar eclipse will pass across the continental United States, from Oregon on the west coast to South Carolina on the east.

HiWind

HiWind was the first balloon borne Fabry-Perot interferometer designed to measure summer time polar cap thermospheric neutral winds. Thermospheric wind measurements are critically needed for space weather research. HiWind was launched June 14, 2011 from Kiruna, Sweden.

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