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Solar Monitoring Observatory (SOLAR/SMO)

Solar Monitoring Observatory (SOLAR/SMO)

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Solar Monitoring Observatory (SOLAR/SMO)
SOLAR is mounted on the Columbus module of the International Space Station. It measures the irradiance received from the sun, contributing to solar and stellar physics research, as well as improving atmoshperic modeling, atmospheric chemistry and climatology models.

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