National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Marshall Space Flight Center

Hi-C

Hi-C

NASA MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER SOLAR SCIENCE

The Hi-C Reflight is scheduled for July 19, 2016!

Updates for the reflight:

- Narrow bandpass centered on 173 Angstroms
- Significant improvement in camera quality


Click on image for MOVIE (31 MB) demonstrating the greatly improved extreme ultraviolet (EUV) spatial resolution of Hi-C compared to that of SDO/AIA, the current solar flagship mission. (Pixel scale improvement of approximately 0.6 to 0.1 arcsec/pixel.)

Movie credit: MSFC