Important Dates

Objective of the meeting

The Solar-B satellite will be launched next year by ISAS/JAXA as an international collaboration project with USA (NASA), UK (PPARC), and ESA. The main purpose of Solar-B is to clarify the coronal heating mechanism and basic magnetohydrodynamic processes occurring in the solar atmosphere such as magnetic reconnection. For this purpose, Solar-B will carry three instruments, 1) SOT (solar optical telescope), enabling the first space observations of vector magnetic field of the Sun at unprecedentedly high spatial and temporal resolution, 2) XRT (X-ray telescope), which observes the full Sun soft X-ray images at the highest spatial resolution in the soft X-ray wavelength range, and 3) EIS (EUV imaging spectrometer), which gives us Doppler velocity data for coronal plasma flows at the highest spatial resolution. We are now about one year before the launch and it is therefore timely to discuss basic scientific objectives, possible observing proposals and programs of the Solar-B mission.

Invited Speakers

Organizing Committee



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The proceedings of this meeting will be published from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific as the ASP Conference Series.

The page limits are: The authors are requested to submit the manuscript by the end of January 2006. An internal review process will be carried out.

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