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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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Solar Telescopes
 

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

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Solar Stellar Connection
 

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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Picture of the new Director of Administration and Technical Services: Dr. Johannes Heilmann

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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