Sun  ID: 3995

The Heliophysics Fleet at Lagrange Point 1

NASA and ESA operate a fleet of heliophysics satellites at the 'balance point' between the Earth and the Sun, known as Lagrange Point 1, or L1. SOHO, ACE, and Wind have been operating at this point for over 15 years (see SOHO @ 15, ACE @ 15).

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Missions:
ACE
SOHO
Wind

Data Used:
SSCweb also referred to as: SSCweb ephemerides
Ephemeris - NASA/GSFC Space Physics Data Facility - SOHO, ACE, Wind
Satellite ephemerides
JPL/Horizon Orbital Ephemerides
Ephemeris - NASA/JPL - L1
Planetary ephemerides
JPL DE421 also referred to as: DE421
Ephemeris - NASA/JPL - planets
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This item is part of this series:
NASM2012

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> SOHO
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Lagrange Points
SVS >> ACE
SVS >> Solar System >> Orbits
NASA Science >> Sun