Descrizione Progetto

PROJECT NAME

SOLAR ORBITER METIS

SHORT DESCRIPTION

VL and UV Coronagraph for ESA-Solar Orbiter spacecraft → first close-up (0.3 AU) observations of coronal plasmas

ROLE

Development of the Metis coronagraph (PI: E. Antonucci)

TIMELINE

Launch: October 2018, nominal mission 4.5 years

WEB SITE

RICERCA / RESEARCH