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Universität zu Köln
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Fachgruppe Physik

I. Physikalisches Institut


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The Team:

first row (from left to right):

Prof.Dr. Lucas Labadie (supporting member)

Johanna Böhm (active member)

BSc. Caro Wischnewski (active member)

Dipl.-Phys. Tobias Stangier (active member)

Dr. Manuela Sornig (active member)

BSc. Stephanie Blank (former member)


second row (from left to right):

BSc. Maren Herrmann (active member)

Dominik Derigs (supporting member)

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schieder (former member)

Dr. Guido Sonnabend (former member)

Dr. Peter Krötz (former member)

MSc. Pia Kraus (active member)

Dr. Dusan Stupar (former member)
















The Instrument:

THIS on the main observing table at the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope on Kitt Peak/Arizona. With a 1.6m
aperture the McMath is the largest solar telescope in the world and operated by the National Solar Observatory (NSO).












The telescopes:

THIS has been used successfully at the following telescopes:

The NASA InfraRed Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea/Hawaii was used for observations of wind velocities in the atmosphere of Mars.
Dates of observations:
March 2008
March 2010
The McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope was used for observations of wind velocities on Mars and Venus as well as water in sunspots.
Dates of observations:
Fall 2002, 2003, 2005
Summer & Winter 2007
Spring & Summer 2009
April & August 2010
June 2011
The observatory Hoher List operated by the University of Bonn was used to prepare THIS for the use at Cassegrain Foci.
Dates of observations:
Spring 2003
Spring & Fall 2005
  The 45cm aperture solar telescope of the "Istituto Ricerche Solari Locarno" (IRSOL) was used for observations of non-LTE emission on Venus.
Dates of observations:
Fall 2001
  The Hainberg Solar Tower operated by the University of Göttingen was used for testing purposes. See a clip from German television starring THIS.
Dates of observations:
Summer 1999