SOLIS Vector Spectromagnetograph: status and science

Henney, C.J., Keller, C.U. , Harvey, J.W. , Georgoulis, M.K. , Hadder, N.L., Norton, A.A., Raouafi, N.E., and Toussaint, R.M. (2009) SOLIS Vector Spectromagnetograph: status and science. In: Berdyugina, S.V., Nagendra, K.N., and Ramelli, R., (eds.) Solar Polarization 5: in honor of Jan Olof Stenflo. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, 405 . Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA, USA, pp. 47-50.

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Abstract

The Vector Spectromagnetograph (VSM) instrument has recorded photospheric and chromospheric magnetograms daily since August 2003. Full-disk photospheric vector magnetograms are observed at least weekly and, since November 2006, area-scans of active regions daily. Quick-look vector magnetic images, plus X3D and FITS formated files, are now publicly available daily. In the near future, Milne-Eddington inversion parameter data will also be available and a typical observing day will include three full-disk photospheric vector magnetograms. Besides full-disk observations, the VSM is capable of high temporal cadence area-scans of both the photosphere and chromosphere. Carrington rotation and daily synoptic maps are also available from the photospheric magnetograms and coronal hole estimate images.

Item ID: 11271
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-58381-690-5
Date Deposited: 19 May 2010 05:35
FoR Codes: 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020109 Space and Solar Physics @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 100%
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