First light observations of the solar wind in the outer corona with the Metis coronagraph

  title={First light observations of the solar wind in the outer corona with the Metis coronagraph},
  author={Marco Romoli and Ester Antonucci and Vincenzo Andretta and Giuseppe E. Capuano and Vania Da Deppo and Yara De Leo and Cooper Downs and Silvano Fineschi and Petr Heinzel and Federico Landini and Alessandro Liberatore and Giampiero Naletto and Gianalfredo Nicolini and Maurizio Pancrazzi and Clementina Sasso and Daniele Spadaro and Roberto Susino and Daniele Telloni and Luca Teriaca and Michela Uslenghi and Y. M. Wang and Alessandro Bemporad and Gerardo Capobianco and Marta Casti and Michele Fabi and Federica Frassati and Fabio Frassetto and Silvio Giordano and Catia Grimani and Giovanna Jerse and Elisa Magli and Giuseppe Massone and Mauro Messerotti and Dan Moses and Maria Guglielmina Pelizzo and Patrick Romano and Udo Schuhle and Alessandra Slemer and Marco Stangalini and Th. Straus and Cosimo A. Volpicelli and Luca Zangrilli and Paola Zuppella and Lucia Abbo and Françoise Auch'ere and Regina Aznar Cuadrado and Arkadiusz Berlicki and Roberto Bruno and Angela Ciaravella and Raffaella D’Amicis and Philippe Lamy and Alessandro C. Lanzafame and A. M. Malvezzi and P. Nicolosi and Giuseppe Nistic{\`o} and Hardi Peter and Christina Plainaki and Luca Poletto and Fabio Reale and Sami K. Solanki and Leonard Strachan and G. Tondello and Kanaris Tsinganos and Marco Velli and R. Ventura and Jean Claude Vial and Joachim Woch and G. Zimbardo University of Firenze and Italy Inaf - Associate Scientist Inaf - Astronomical Obs Capodimonte and Naples and Italy University of Catania and Italy University of Catania and Italy IFN-CNR and Padova and Italy Max-Planck-Institut fur Sonnensystemforschung and Gottingen and Germany Predictive Science Inc. and San Diego and California and US Inaf - Astrophysical Observatory of Torino and Italy. School of MathematicalPhysical Sciences and Ondrejov and Czech Republic University of Torino and Italy University of Padova and Italy Inaf National Institute for Astrophysics and Cosmic Physics and Milan and Italy Naval Research Laboratory and DC Washington and US Catholic University of America and U. Urbino and Italy Inaf - Oss. Astr. di Trieste and HQ ItalyPolitecnicodiTorinoNASA and US IEIIT-CNR and Italy Agenzia Spaziale Italiana and Roma and Italy Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale and Paris and France Astronomical Institute and Poland National Centre for Radio Astrophysics and Planetology and Rom{\'e} and Italy University of Palermo and Italy Laboratoire Atmospheres and Milieux et Observations Spatiales and Guyancourt and France University of Pavia and Italy University of Calabria and Italy University of Palermo and Italy University of Athens and Greece University of California and Los P Angeles and Us},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
In this work, we present an investigation of the wind in the solar corona that has been initiated by observations of the resonantly scattered ultraviolet emission of the coronal plasma obtained with UVCS-SOHO, designed to measure the wind outflow speed by applying Doppler dimming diagnostics. Metis on Solar Orbiter complements the UVCS spectroscopic observations that were performed during solar activity cycle 23 by simultaneously imaging the polarized visible light and the H i Lyman- α corona in… 

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