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VTT Entrance window integrated

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VTT Entrance window integrated

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The SUNRISE telescope on the hook of the crane vehicle just before the launch (left), the mission balloon ready to be released (center) and in flight just after the launch (right). Image: KIS, A. Bell.

SUNRISE III mission launched on its journey along the Arctic Circle ...

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... but unfortunately terminated in a few hours after the launch because of a mechanical damage caused during lift-off. Stay tuned!

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10 Gbit dedicated link between OT and KIS

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Since mid-May 2022, there has been a direct 10 Gbit connection between the German solar telescope on Tenerife and the KIS in Freiburg.

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Prof. Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina appointed as new Director of IRSOL

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Prof. Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina has been appointed as Scientific Director of IRSOL Istituto Ricerche Solari “Aldo e Cele Daccò” in Locarno and affiliate…

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First Light for SUNRISE III at the Arctic Circle

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The balloon-borne 1m solar telescope SUNRISE III has reached an important milestone: First light at the launch site in Sweden for the telescope and…

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Call for Observing Proposals 2022B (July 13 to December 2, 2022)

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Call for Observing Proposals 2022B (July 13 to December 2, 2022)

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First remote campaign with VTT

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Nature of the campagin: Technical and maintenance
Project:Jets in the Solar Atmosphere (DFG), Markus Roth
Instrumen…
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Observation plan 2022A

Observation plan 2022A

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Observation plan 2022A

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Sunrise III Telescope during hang test at MPS

Sunrise Hang Test

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Sunrise III Vakuum- and Hang-Tests

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Maintenance work during winter

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Winter in Izana

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