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TRACE

(Transition Region and Coronal Explorer)
(former solar observing satellite)

TRACE (Transition Region and Coronal Explorer) was a satellite launched by NASA in 1998, operational until 2010 to investigate the solar magnetic field by observing the fine structure of the corona from visible light to far ultraviolet.


(telescope,solar,spacecraft,NASA,Sun,visible light,ultraviolet,magnetism,past,corona)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRACE
http://trace.lmsal.com/

Referenced by pages:
NASA
solar physics
solar telescope

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