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- DescriptionThe Solar-B satellite was launched in the morning of 23 September 2006 (06:36 Japan time) by the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (ISAS/JAXA), and was renamed to Hide ('sunrise' in Japanese). Hide carries three - struments; the X-ray telescope (XRT), the EUV imaging spectrometer (EIS), and the solar optical telescope (SOT). These instruments were developed by ISAS/JAXA in cooperation with the National Astromical Observatory of Japan as domestic partner, and NASA and the Science and Techlogy Facilities Council (UK) as international partners. ESA and N- wegian Space Center have been providing a downlink station. All the data taken with Hide are open to everyone since May 2007. This volume combines the ?rst set of instrumental papers of the Hide mission (the mission overview, EIS, XRT, and the database system) published in volume 243, Number 1 (June 2007), and the second set of papers (four papers on SOT and one paper on XRT) published in Volume 249, Number 2 (June 2008). Ather SOT paper cited as Tarbell et al. (2008) in these papers will appear later in Solar Physics.
- Author BiographyT. Sakurai was born 1950 in Tokyo. He got his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Tokyo, 1978. He has been Managing Editor of Solar Physics since 2006 and Assistant Director General of National Astronomical Observatory of Japan since 2004.
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication01/11/2008
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight524 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byTakashi Sakurai
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