USET Dome
Humain Radio Telescopes
 
Sleeping Beauty

On 21 March, a tiny spot near the Sun's east limb marked the end of a spotless stretch that started on 6 March.

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Ghostbusters logo 'Ghostbusters'

Our space weather forecasters saw 'ghost' events being reported. How did they scare them of?

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CHARMing!

The annual CHARM meeting took place at the ROB on 10 March.

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14th European Space Weather Week

The ESWW14 committee released a list of potential session topics. Also, the ESWW14 will be co-located with the 9th European CubeSat Symposium.

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Fundamental Research

The STCE does Fundamental Research.

Public Outreach

Open DoorsThe STCE does public outreach during the STCE Annual Meeting and the Open Doors of the Space Pole in Uccle.

One of the highlights of the Open Doors is always a visit to the Solar Dome. A small introductory presentation is first given in the corridor of the SIDC. Skilled observers and space weather forecasters explain in laymen terminology what sunspots are, how they are observed, why these observations are so important, and how solar eruptions affect us and our technology. Then, the small groups of 10-15 people are guided stairs towards the top of the solar dome. There, the various solar telescopes are shown and their specific applications are discussed. Weather permitting, the visitors can also make solar observations using a projected solar image from the white light solar telescope. During and after the visit, there is plenty of opportunity to ask questions to the guides.

 

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