This communication reviews some of the most challenging topics in high-resolution ground-based Solar Physics. The most powerful European facilities are...
PublicationHigh-resolution Ground-based European Solar Physics
NewsJEFFREY R. KUHN: “In our lifetime we are going to wake up some morning to the news that we have discovered life”
The Sun is not the live coal that Anaxagoras described. We can imagine hell in its interior, and we know that there are darker spots on its surface which, when...
PublicationLEST detector and data acquisition systems.
Contents: 1. Specifications (M. Collados, C. U. Keller, P. Steiner). 2. Design considerations for the data acquisition system (P. Steiner).
NewsPresentation of the book “Observing the Sun from Tenerife. An adventure above the sea of clouds”
Presentation of the book “Observing the Sun from Tenerife. An adventure above the sea of clouds” “The latitude of the islands, Teide, and the trade-winds have...
PublicationSunrise: a 1-m balloon borne solar telescope
Sunrise is a light-weight solar telescope with a 1 m aperture for spectro-polarimetric observations of the solar atmosphere. The telescope is planned to be...
NewsThe European Solar Telescope will be installed on La Palma
The International Scientific Committee (CCI for its initials in Spanish) of the Canary Observatories has given the go-ahead for the siting of the installation...
PublicationThe Instrumentation of the Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
The instrumentation and observational programs of the Solar Physics Department of the Main Astronomical Observatory are described. The observatory has two solar...
PublicationTIP (Tenerife Infrared Polarimeter): a near IR full Stokes polarimeter for the German Solar Telescopes at Observatorio del Teide.