Purpose of the flight and payload description
Observation of the ultraviolet spectra of the sun.
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 9/19/1986 at ~09:00
Launch site: Centre de Lancement de Ballons CLBA, Aire Sur L'Adour, Landes, France
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Zodiac 400.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/19/1986
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F + 5 h
Landing site: North of Perigueaux, Aquitaine, France
- A high spectral resolution atlas of the balloon ultraviolet spectrum of the Sun: 1950-2000 A. Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement, v.113, p.237
- Center-to-limb observations of the lambda 285.2 NM MgI UV resonance line Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 282, no. 2, p. 621-633
- Fine structure observation in a solar prominence Advances in Space Research, Volume 10, Issue 9, p. 191-194 (1990)
- High resolution observations of the solar UV spectrum from balloon 10th Sacramento Peak Summer Workshop, Sunspot, New Mexico, August 22-26, 1988
- High resolution profiles of the MG II H and MG II K lines Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 295, no. 2, p. 517-528
- Les premières expériences françaises de physique solaire dans l'espace L'Essor des Recherches Spatiales en France: Première rencontre de l'I. F. H. E.. "Des Premières Expériences Scientifiques aux Premiers Satellites". Conference held October 24-25, 2000, in Paris.
- The MG i lambda 285.21 Nanometer Line: an Example of Non-LTE Line Formation Astrophysical Journal v.447, p.453
Images of the mission
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