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2022 AURA Annual Meeting

Each year the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) holds an Annual Meeting for the Representatives from its ...
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NSO: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25

NSO: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25

Sunspot and plage area used as a better proxy to predict magnetic phenomena and other indicators important for space weather ...
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newly released high-resolution image of solar sunspots captured by the Inouye Solar Telescope on May 11, 2021 (not from the first science observation). The data leading to this image were acquired with the Visible Broadband Imager blue channel at a wavelength of 450 nanometers.

NSO: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope Begins Science Operations Commissioning Phase

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (Inouye Solar Telescope) commenced its first science ...
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NSO: Researchers Observe Massive CME on Distant, Sun-Like Star

NSO: Researchers Observe Massive CME on Distant, Sun-Like Star

EK Draconis illuminates an unimagined picture of how superflares may affect interplanetary space through coronal mass ejection ...
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NSO: DKIST Begins its Operations Commissioning Phase

NSO: DKIST Begins its Operations Commissioning Phase

commissioning phase (OCP). Starting on December 6, 2021, and weather permitting, DKIST will perform first science observations, implementing observing experiments ...
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NSO: NSF’s GONG Observations of Long-period Oscillations of the Sun

NSO: NSF’s GONG Observations of Long-period Oscillations of the Sun

A new set of solar oscillations with specific long-duration properties have recently been discovered by a group of scientists led ...
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The National Science Foundation's Inouye Solar Telescope lets sunlight in through its aperture.

NSO: Inouye Telescope project passes final construction review

National Science Foundation (NSF) recently convened an external review panel for the Final Construction Review (FCR) of the Daniel K ...
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NSO: Exploring the Sources of the Solar Wind with Parker Solar Probe and NSO/GONG

NSO: Exploring the Sources of the Solar Wind with Parker Solar Probe and NSO/GONG

In August 2018 NASA launched Parker Solar Probe, humanity’s mission to touch the Sun. In November, PSP flew close to ...
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NSO: Inouye Solar Telescope Releases First Image of a Sunspot

NSO: Inouye Solar Telescope Releases First Image of a Sunspot

The world’s largest solar observatory, the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, just released its first image ...
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NSO: NSF’s National Solar Observatory Predicts a Large Sunspot for Thanksgiving

NSO: NSF’s National Solar Observatory Predicts a Large Sunspot for Thanksgiving

On November 18 scientists from the US National Science Foundation’s National Solar Observatory predicted the emergence of a new sunspot ...
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NSF’s Newest Solar Telescope Produces First Images

NSF’s Newest Solar Telescope Produces First Images

Just released first images from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the Sun’s ...
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Images of the Moon for testing DKIST telescope

NSO: To Image the Sun DKIST Starts With the Stars – Integration and Testing of M1 and M2 Assembly with Night-time Observation

While the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope will stare at the Sun to detect magnetic fields, it ...
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