The solar orbiter mission and its prospects for helioseismology

J. Woch, L. Gizon

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Solar Orbiter is intended to become ESA's next solar mission in heritage of the successful SOHO project. The scientific objectives of the mission, its design, and its scientific payload are reviewed. Specific emphasis is given to the prospects of Solar Orbiter with respect to helioseismology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)362-367
Number of pages6
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Mar 2007


  • Sun: atmosphere
  • Sun: helioseismology
  • Sun: oscillations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science


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