December 2, 1995 – Dedicated solar observatory, SOHO

The Dedicated solar observatory, otherwise known as SOHO, was launched December 2, 1995. SOHO began continuous observations of the Sun in May 1996 and remains in operation today. These observations allow scientists to understand the interactions between the Sun and the Earth’s environment.


Image credit: ESA

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~ by tellinghistory on December 2, 2007.

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