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SDC Archive Updated

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SDC
 

The SDC Archive has been updated with a list of new features which will make it more intuitive and useful! Find out more!

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New magnetic white dwarfs discovered

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A hidden magnetism of known white dwarfs was discovered using a novel approach based on broad-band circular polarization measurements with the…

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First accurate measurements of electric currents on the solar photosphere

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Scientists at the Leibniz Institute für Sonnenphysik achieve the first accurate measurements of electric currents in the solar atmosphere.

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VTF Data Pipeline Prototype

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The Visible Tunable Filter VTF, build by KIS, is one of the first-light instrument for the DKIST 4m class solar telescope on Maui. For data…

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GRIS data from 2020 reprocessed

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The SDC team has re-calibrated all GRIS data from 2020 using the new gris_v8 routine to improve spatial resolution. The re-processed data is live at…

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November 2021: A New Science Data Hub in Freiburg

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The Science Data Centre (SDC) was launched at KIS to host large data volumes from the ground-based solar telescopes.

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July 2021: Extension of the Board of Directors

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As of July 1, the Leibniz-Instituts für Sonnenphysik Board of Directors has three instead of two members, with the third area being referred to as…

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[Translate to English:] A modeled Mercury's exosphere due to helium atoms escaping the solid planetary surface under the solar wind and UV radiation (Yoneda et al. 2019).

Mercury's helium exosphere may strongly vary along its orbit

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Modeling Mercury's exosphere suggests strong variations of helium emission along the planet's orbit

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Successfully upgraded HELLRIDE during VTT campaign 2021b

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HELLRIDE was successfully upgraded with a dual-beam polarimeter and broadband imager. This new major upgrade also includes etalon refurbishment to…

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October 2021: GREGOR main mirror recoated

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During the maintenance in October 2021, the GREGOR main mirror was recoated and the telescope optics realigned.

 

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