LASCO AAAS AMSIE '97 Press Release Page

A press release was made at the 1997 American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting on February 15 1997 in Seattle Washington. Images and movies from the Large Angle and Spectrometric COronagraph Experiment (LASCO) taken during the week of 22-27 December 1996 were made public. LASCO was launched aboard the SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) spacecraft on 2 December 1995.

Pictures

EIT 4 Panel Image Sequence 23 December 1996 (45kB) Also available in Postscript format (1.2MB)

C1 Coronagraph Images 23 December 1996 (69kB) Also available in Postscript format (1.1MB)

C2 Coronagraph Images 23 December 1996 (45kB) Also available in Postscript format (4.6MB)

C3 Coronagraph Image 24 December 1996 02:50 UT (672kB)

C2 Coronagraph (Sungrazing Comet) 23 Dec 1996 04:44 UT (573kB)

C3 Coronagraph (Sungrazing Comet) 23 Dec 1996 02:47 UT (138kB)

Movies

C3 Coronagraph Movie 22-27 December 1996 Image Cadence ~50 minutes between frames

C2 Coronagraph Movie 22-27 December 1996 Image Cadence ~30 minutes between frames

Hint: Use a MPEG or GIF viewer to view movies and images. Web browsers such as Mosaic or Netscape often reserve lots of colors for themselves and leave few for use by other applications.

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Questions and Comments about this page can be sent to :

Dennis Wang
wang@lasco-www.nrl.navy.mil
202 404-1401

NRL Naval Research Laboratory
Solar Physics Branch / Code 7660


Last revised 25 February 1997 - D.Wang