National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

XRT/Hinode(Solar-B) Initial Results

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In the press conference held on 20 December 2006, latest data and movie from X-Ray Telescope (XRT) had been released. XRT observes corona of million degrees. It is still a mystery how the corona is heated to that high temperature. Coronal heating is one of the primary subject of Hinode.


More info: Hinode web page