Hinode (Solar-B)
21 Sep 2009



Hinode (SOLAR-B) studied the interaction between the Sun's magnetic field and its corona using optical, EUV and X-ray instruments to improve our understanding of solar variability and the origins of solar activity.

The Hinode satellite with three telescopes above the Earth.

​​​Hinode (SOLAR-B)

Credit: NASA
RAL Space Involvement

Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrometer​

Solar Physics

Main Objectives
To unravel the mysteries and mechanisms of the activities taking place in the solar corona.

Launch Date
22 Sep 2006 ​​

Further Project Information

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