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ISRO Launches Aditya L1 Mission to Study Sun

Aditya L1 Mission is the first Indian space mission to study the Sun and Solar atmospheric study. The object is in halo orbit around the L1 (Lagrange point). It is 1.5 million km away from Earth. There is an advantage to continuously viewing the sun through the L1 point. This can easily observe solar activities and other space in real-time. This spacecraft carries 7 payloads to observe various layers such as the photosphere, outermost layer, and chromospheres. 4 payloads can directly view Sun. Other 3 remaining payloads carry out in-situ studying particles and fields at L1 point.

India has continuously achieved success right from the start of the safe landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon. Then coming on the study of the Sun. India is expanding in space science and technology. It is nothing but Solar research satellite or you can also say Sun observation mission

Let’s have some science objectives by ISRO-

-studying the solar upper atmospheric, chromospheric, coronal heating, and initiation of coral mass ejections.

-observing in-situ particle and plasma environment providing data for the study of particles from the Sun

-Studying  the physics of solar corona and the mechanism of heating

-Coronal and coronal loops diagnostic of temperature, density, and velocity (Solar corona study)

-Identifying the sequence of the processes that will occur in multiple layers that lead to solar events & Solar wind analysis

-Measurement of Magnetic field and magnetic field topology in solar corona by Indian space mission

ISRO Aditya L1 Payloads

We observe and check the solar atmosphere, including chromospheres and corona, by tuning the instruments. The in-situ instruments will observe the local environment. As there are 7 payloads of which 4 of them carry out remote sensing of the Sun. The remaining 3 of them carries in-situ observation.

What’s New in Aditya L1?

As per the News broadcasted by ISRO. The entire team of ISRO solar mission started on 2nd Sep 2023. First solar observatory begun for the destination of Sun L1 point. The vehicle placed the satellite precisely into its orbit and the launch has been successful. A Space-based solar observatory observes solar phenomena.

On 3rd Sep, NUM0, EBN#2 held on 5th Sep, around NUM2 pm IST. We successfully performed it. The satellite is operating nominally as we can check and has attained  282 km x 40225 km. On 10th Sep 2023 EBN#3 has performed successfully and the new orbit has attained 296 km x 71767 km.

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