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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Missions:
ACE
SOHO

Data Used:
JPL/Horizon Orbital Ephemerides L1
SSCweb SOHO, ACE, Wind
JPL DE421 planets
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NASM2012

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