LASCO HANDBOOK FOR SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATORS
Version 1.0
November 1994


The LASCO Consortium:
  • NRL
  • E.O. Hulburt Center for Space Research, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375-5352, USA
  • MPAe
  • Max-Planck-Institut fur Aeronomie, 37189 Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
  • LAS
  • Laboratoire d'Astronomie Spatiale, 13376 Marseille, France
  • DSR
  • Space Research Group, School of Physics and Space Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

Table of Contents

Chapter 0. Introduction

Chapter 1. The LASCO Consortium for a Coronagraph onthe SOHO Mission

Chapter 2. Scientific Objectives of LASCO

Chapter 3. Outline of the LASCO Instrument

Chapter 4. C1 Telescope

Chapter 5. C2 Telescope

Chapter 6. C3 Telescope

Chapter 7. Mechanical Design

Chapter 8. The CCD Cameras

Chapter 9. Electronics

Chapter 10. Onboard Software: Image Compression

Chapter 11. Onboard Software: LASCO ObservingSequences

Chapter 12. Data Reduction and Distribution

Chapter 13. LASCO Data Access and PublicationPolicies

Chapter 14. Sources for Further Information