Solar Stereoscopy and Tomography

Markus J. Aschwanden 
Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory,
Lockheed Martin, Advanced Technology Center,
Bldg. 252, Org. ADBS, 3251 Hanover St.,
Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

'External link'http://www.lmsal.com/~aschwand/

Abstract

We review stereoscopic and tomographic methods used in the solar corona, including ground-based and space-based measurements, using solar rotation or multiple spacecraft vantage points, in particular from the STEREO mission during 2007 – 2010. Stereoscopic and tomographic observations in the solar corona include large-scale structures, streamers, active regions, coronal loops, loop oscillations, acoustic waves in loops, erupting filaments and prominences, bright points, jets, plumes, flares, CME source regions, and CME-triggered global coronal waves. Applications in the solar interior (helioseismic tomography) and reconstruction and tracking of CMEs from the outer corona and into the heliosphere (interplanetary CMEs) are not included.


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