The Large Angle Spectroscopic Coronagraph (LASCO)

  title={The Large Angle Spectroscopic Coronagraph (LASCO)},
  author={Guenter E. Brueckner and R. A. Howard and Martin Koomen and Clarence M. Korendyke and D. J. Michels and John D. Moses and Dennis George Socker and Kenneth P. Dere and Philippe Lamy and Antoine Llebaria and Maurice V. Bout and Rainer Schwenn and George M. Simnett and Dorothy K. Bedford and Chris J. Eyles},
  journal={Solar Physics},
The Large Angle Spectroscopic Coronagraph (LASCO) is a three coronagraph package which has been jointly developed for the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) mission by the Naval Research Laboratory (USA), the Laboratoire d'Astronomie Spatiale (France), the Max-Planck-Institut für Aeronomie (Germany), and the University of Birmingham (UK). LASCO comprises three coronagraphs, C1, C2, and C3, that together image the solar corona from 1.1 to 30 R⊙ (C1: 1.1 – 3 R⊙, C2: 1.5 – 6 R⊙, and C3: 3.7… 
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