Tutorial - Solar space instrumentation: from lab to space
Monday November 17, 9:45 - 13:20
Monitoring the Sun in its full and hidden glory is one of the keys in solar physics and space weather services.
Centre Spatial de Liège,
CSL, has an expertise in building space instruments and
stood at the cradle of several famous space instruments. We will guided along present and future radiometers and solar imagers.
||Participants gather in front of the bus. Check the picture below where the bus will wait. |
||The bus leaves|
||The CSL Tour starts ! |
You will be guided through the wonders and secrets of the state of the art space technology.
You pass in 3 groups from 1 activity to the next, each activity takes little less than 40'.
- HI, Heliospheric Imager onboard the two STEREO spacecraft by Jean-Philip Halain (CSL)
- SWAP, the EUV imager onboard the micro-satellite PROBA2 by Laurel Rachmeler (STCE)
- EIT, the godfather of EUV solar imager onboard of SOHO by Pierre Rochus (CSL)
The Clean Room
- ESIO, Extreme-UV solar Imager for Operations onboard Solar Orbiter by Thibert Tanguy
- ASPIICS, an externally occulted coronagraph for PROBA3 by Andrei Zhukov (STCE)
by Nicolas Crevesse
||Well deserved light lunch|
||Heading back by bus for the official start of ESWW11|
NOTE: If you have time to register before the bus leaves, go ahead. The registration desk will be open.
This tutorial is the result of a collaboration between partners from CSL, STCE and the European Commission's Seventh Framework