Aditya-L1 Support Cell provides all data on board India’s first dedicated solar space mission

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A community services centre has been set up to bring all data onboard India’s first dedicated solar space mission to a single web – based interface.

It will enable the users to quickly look at the data and identify interesting science cases.

The service center is called Aditya-L1 Support Cell ( AL1SC ).

It is a joint effort of ISRO and Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational Sciences ( ARIES ).

Key highlights :

  • It is to be set up at the ARIES at Haldwani, Uttrakhand.
  • The knowledge to be provided by ALISC will help scientists to connect the features in heliosphere to the surface of the sun.
  • It will allow every interested individual to perform scientific analysis of the data.
  • It is slated to develop specific tools to assist guest observers and researchers to prepare observing proposals for Aditya – L1 observations.

Key points of Aditya-L1 :

  • Aditya – L1 is a space craft mission to study the sun.
  • It is India’s first solar mission.
  • It was launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ( PSLV ) XL.
  • This mission will help in study the sun and also the region between the earth and the sun.
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