Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics

The Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics (KIS) conducts experimental and theoretical investigations of physical processes on and within the Sun. Its headquarter is in Freiburg, Germany. The KIS operates the German solar telescopes at Teide Observatory on Tenerife (Spain) where most of the scientific observations are performed. KIS offers lectures on astronomy and astrophysics at Freiburg university and trains young scientists.

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With the waning 24th sunspot cycle, only few active regions and sunspots appear on the solar surface. Magnetic fields which currently reach the solar surface only produce small pores, which prevail for a few days before they disappear. A region of emerging flux with a few pores was observed on May 24, 2017, with the broad band imager (BBI) at the 1.5m GREGOR solar telescope on Tenerife. The BBI observes the solar surface with two cameras simultaneously, with highest spatial and time resolution, in several regions of the solar spectrum.

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