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A telescope comes home

In 1918 the Geophysical Institute in Tromsø was created. The tasks of the institute was to organize weather forecasts in Northern Norway …

STEREO-A is back!

NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) mission has the goal of studying the Sun and the nature of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs). …

Quiet before the storm – over!

Last week (starting with June 18) the Sun has launched consecutive solar storms and M-class flares. The shock front of first storm …

Skibotn Observatory

Some two hours drive east of Tromsø, Skibotn observatory is located. Skibotn is one of the driest locations in all of Northern …