Ground-Based Observatories

The following is a list of all known ground-based solar observatories that operate on a routine basis to obtain scientific observations of the sun. The observatories are sorted according to longitude, from east to west. There 100 observatories on the list and 180 separate "instruments". Please send any corrections or updates to kreardon@arcetri.astro.it. For a less detailed listing of the observatories, click here.


Fig. 1: The distribution of the observatories around the globe.

Last Update: 02 October, 2006



# 1
URL: http://bison.ph.bham.ac.uk/sites/narrabri/narrabri.html
Location: Narrabri, Australia Longitude: 149.8 E Latitude: 30.30 S
    

    
Telescope: BiSON site Description: integrated sunlight
    
Instrument: Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: IRIS Site Description: Integrated intensity and velocity
    
Instrument: Sodium resonance cell Data Type:


# 2 Culgoora Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.ips.gov.au/culgoora/
Location: Culgoora, Australia Longitude: 149.6 E Latitude: 30.30 S
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H-alpha
    
Instrument: 12cm refractor Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: 18MHz - 1.8GHz
    
Instrument: radiospectrograph Data Type: Radio


# 3
URL: http://fourier.phys.utas.edu.au/birs/index.html
Location: Bruny Island, Australia Longitude: 147.2 E Latitude: 42.40 S
    

    
Telescope: Description: 3 - 45 MHz
    
Instrument: Radio Spectrometer Data Type: Radio


# 4 Hiraiso Solar Terrestrial Research Center
URL: http://sunbase.crl.go.jp/home.html
Location: Japan Longitude: 140.6 E Latitude: 36.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk and high-resolution H-alpha
    
Instrument: 15 cm refractor Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk white-light
    
Instrument: refractor Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Hiraiso Radio Spectrograph Description: 25-2500 MHz
    
Instrument: Hiraiso Radio Spectrograph Data Type: Radio


# 5 National Astronomical Observatory,
URL: http://solarwww.mtk.nao.ac.jp/
Location: Mitaka, Japan Longitude: 139.6 E Latitude: 36.1 N
    

    
Telescope: Solar Flare Telescope Description: vector magnetic field, velocity, white-light, H-alpha
    
Instrument: Solar Flare Telescope Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: STEP Description: full-disk magnetic field and velocity
    
Instrument: STEP 6.5 cm heliostat/refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk white-light
    
Instrument: 10 cm refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: H-alpha flare-patrol
    
Instrument: 4 cm refractor Data Type:


# 6 Nobeyama Solar Radio Observatory
URL: http://solar.nro.nao.ac.jp/norh/index.html
Location: Japan Longitude: 138.2 E Latitude: 36.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk images (17GHz, 10'', intensity + circular polarization: 34 GHz, 5'', intensity)
    
Instrument: Radioheliograph, 84 antennas Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: Description: total solar flux, circular polarization, 1 - 80 GHz
    
Instrument: Radio Polarimeters, Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: á
    
Instrument: Spectrometers (meter-waves) Data Type:


# 7 Norikura Solar Observatory
URL: http://solarwww.mtk.nao.ac.jp/en/norikura.html
Location: Japan Longitude: 137.6 E Latitude: 36.1 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: 530.3 nm, H-alpha, D3, He 1083.0 nm, continuum
    
Instrument: 3 coronagraph Data Type: Visible


# 8 Hida Observatory
URL: http://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/Hida/Hida-e.html
Location: Japan Longitude: 137.4 E Latitude: 36.3 N
    

    
Telescope: Domeless Solar Telescope Description:
    
Instrument: 60 cm Domeless Solar Telescope Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Flare Monitor Telescope Description: full-disk H-alpha
    
Instrument: Flare Monitor Telescope Data Type:


# 9 Okayama Astrophysical Observatory
URL: http://solarwww.mtk.nao.ac.jp/en/okayama.html
Location: Japan Longitude: 133.6 E Latitude: 34.6 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: vector magnetic field (FOV 400 x 400'', 6'' res.)
    
Instrument: 65 cm coude reflector Data Type: Visible


# 10 Bohyunsan Optical Astronomy Observatory
URL: http://www.boao.re.kr/~yjmoon/softmain.html
Location: South Korea Longitude: 128.9 E Latitude: 9.2 N
    

    
Telescope: SOlar Flare Telescope (SOFT) Description: White-Light, H-alpha, Vector Magnetic Field, Longitudinal Magnetic Field
    
Instrument: SOlar Flare Telescope (SOFT) 20 cm x 2, 15 cm x 2 Data Type: Visible


# 11 Huairou Solar Observing Station, Beijing Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://sun.bao.ac.cn/
Location: Huairou, China Longitude: 116.6 E Latitude: 40.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: CaII, HeII, MgI, FeI (4), HeI, and H-alpha, 5' x 4'
    
Instrument: 60 cm 9-channel Gregorian Reflector Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Solar Magnetic Field Telescope Description: Magnetic Field - FeI, H - 3.75'x5.45'
    
Instrument: 35 cm vacuum refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Full-Disk Vector Magnetograph Description: Full-Disk Vector Magnetograph
    
Instrument: 10 cm refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: Full-Disk and High-resolution (10' x 8') H-alpha
    
Instrument: 14 cm Refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: Full-Disk CaII K
    
Instrument: 8 cm Refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: TON Site Description: Full-Disk CaII K images
    
Instrument: 9 cm reflector Data Type:


# 12 Learmonth Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.ips.gov.au/learmonth/
Location: Australia Longitude: 114.60 E Latitude: 22.12 S
    

    
Telescope: SOON site (Solar Observing Optical Network) Description: full disk and high-resolution H-alpha, white-light + magnetogr.
    
Instrument: SOON site (Solar Observing Optical Network) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: GONG Site Description: full intensity and magnetic field
    
Instrument: GONG Site Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: RSTN (Radio Solar Telescope Network) Description: flux@0.2,0.4,1.4,2.7,5.0,8.8,15GHz
    
Instrument: RIMS (Radio Interference Monitoring Sets) Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: RSTN Description: Sweep Frequency Interferometer (25-75MHz)
    
Instrument: SFIR (Sweep Frequency Interferometric Radiometer) Data Type: Radio


# 13
URL: http://bison.ph.bham.ac.uk/sites/carnarvon/carnarvon.html
Location: Carnarvon, Australia Longitude: 113.8 E Latitude: 24.9 S
    

    
Telescope: BiSON Site Description: integrated sunlight
    
Instrument: BiSON Site Data Type: Visible


# 14 Baikal Astrophysical Observatory
URL: http://www.iszf.irk.ru:8101/obs/bao/bao.html
Location: Russia Longitude: 105.0 E Latitude: 54.8 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk H-alpha
    
Instrument: 18 cm refractor Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk CaII K
    
Instrument: 18 cm refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: high res. H-alpha images (9 arcminute field)
    
Instrument: 25.5 cm refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Large Solar Vacuum Telescope (LSVT) Description: high-resolution observations
    
Instrument: Large Solar Vacuum Telescope (LSVT) 76 cm refractor Data Type:


# 15 Radioastrophysical Observatory
URL: http://ssrt.iszf.irk.ru/index.shtml
Location: Siberia, Russia Longitude: 103.2 E Latitude: 51.8 N
    

    
Telescope: SSRT? Description: full-disk images at 5.2cm, 1-D scans
    
Instrument: 256-dish radio interferometer Data Type: Radio


# 16 Yunnan Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://cosmos.ynao.ac.cn/
Location: China Longitude: 102.8 E Latitude: 25.0 N
    

    
Telescope: Phoenix I Corona-Radiospectrograph Description: single freq. total intensity at 1.42, 2.13, 2.84, 4.26GHz
    
Instrument: Phoenix I Corona-Radiospectr. (no spatial, high time resol.) Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: Solar Vacuum Telescope Description: high res. H-alpha
    
Instrument: Solar Vacuum Tel.(26cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Solar Spectral Telescope Description: á
    
Instrument: Solar Spectral Tel.(50cm) Data Type:


# 17 Sayan Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.iszf.irk.ru:8101/obs/sso/sso.html
Location: Irkutsk, Russia Longitude: 100.8 E Latitude: 51.6 N
    

    
Telescope: STOP Description: full-disk magnetograms (10'' resolution) vector magnetograms (4'' resolution)
    
Instrument: magnetograph (STOP) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H images
    
Instrument: 180mm refractor Data Type:


# 18
URL:
Location: Alma-Ata, Russia Longitude: 76.9 E Latitude: 43.3 N
    

    
Telescope: OPTON refractor Description: H + Ca K filtergrams
    
Instrument: OPTON refract. Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: corona
    
Instrument: coronagraph Data Type:


# 19 National Centre for Radio Astrophysics
URL: http://www.gmrt.ncra.tifr.res.in/
Location: Pune, India Longitude: 74.05 E Latitude: 19.1 N
    

    
Telescope: Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope (GMRT) Description: 1 antenna dynamic spectr.
    
Instrument: 30 antenna array (150-1420 Mhz) 45 meter parabolic dishes Data Type: Radio


# 20 Udaipur Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.prl.ernet.in/~sushant/uso/
Location: Udaipur, India Longitude: 73.71 E Latitude: 24.59 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: H-alpha full disk
    
Instrument: 15cm refractor Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: high resolution H-alpha
    
Instrument: 25cm refractor Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: active regions
    
Instrument: 15 cm Coude telescope Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: GONG Site Description: helioseismology
    
Instrument: 2.8 cm telescope Data Type:


# 21 Ulugh Beg Astronomical Institute
URL:
Location: Parkent, Uzbekistan Longitude: 69.97 E Latitude: 41.47 N
    

    
Telescope: IRIS Site Description: Integrated intensity and velocity
    
Instrument: Data Type: Visible


# 22
URL: http://www.astrin.uzsci.net/
Location: Tashkent, Uzbekistan Longitude: 69.29 E Latitude: 41.325
    

    
Telescope: TON Site Description: Full-Disk CaII K images
    
Instrument: 9 cm reflector Data Type: Visible


# 23 Special Asrophysical Observatory
URL: http://www.sao.ru/~sun/
Location: Zelenchukskaya, North Caucasus, Russia Longitude: 41.59 E Latitude: 43.83 N
    

    
Telescope: RATAN 600 Description: 0.9 - 18 Ghz one dimensional scans with circular polarization
    
Instrument: Radiotelescope Data Type: Radio


# 24 Pulkovo Observatory
URL:
Location: Kislovodsk, Russia Longitude: 43.7 E Latitude: 43.9 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: 5303, 5694, 6374, 10747, 10798 and H images
    
Instrument: 3coronagraphs(53,20,10cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Solar Tower Telescope Description: Ca K spectroheliograms
    
Instrument: Solar Tower Telescope (30cm) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: chromospheric telescope (OPTON) Description: full disk WL and H images
    
Instrument: chromospheric telescope (OPTON) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: radio flux at .6, .8, 2, 3, 5cm
    
Instrument: several radio dishes (1-4m) Data Type:


# 25
URL:
Location: Abastumani, Georgia Longitude: 42.7 E Latitude: 41.7 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk WL, H, CaK
    
Instrument: several refractors Data Type: Visible


# 26
URL:
Location: Izmiran, Russia Longitude: 37.7 E Latitude: 55.8 N
    

    
Telescope: chromospheric telescope (OPTON) Description: H images (disk)
    
Instrument: chromospheric telescope (OPTON) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: H and Ca K images (limb)
    
Instrument: coronagraph (53cm) Data Type:


# 27 Solar Radio Laboratory (LaRS)
URL: http://helios.izmiran.rssi.ru/lars/LARS.html
Location: Izmiran, Russia Longitude: 37.32 E Latitude: 55.47 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: 169, 204, 3000 Mhz, 1 sec resolution
    
Instrument: Radiometer Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: Description: 25 - 270 Mhz, 40 / 20 msec resolution
    
Instrument: radiospectrograph Data Type:


# 28 Kharkov Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://www.univer.kharkov.ua/astron/dslpp/sun/index.html
Location: Kharkov, Ukraine Longitude: 36.23 E Latitude: 50.00 N
    

    
Telescope: Kharkov Multiwave Station of Solar Monitoring Description: full disk Ca K, H, He10830
    
Instrument: spectroheliograph Data Type: Visible


# 29 Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
URL:
Location: Nauchny, Ukraine Longitude: 34.0 E Latitude: 44.7 N
    

    
Telescope: Solar Tower Telescope Description: He 10830 charts
    
Instrument: 45cm Solar Tower Tel.(45cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description:
    
Instrument: coronagraph (53cm) Data Type:


# 30
URL:
Location: Katzively, Ukraine Longitude: 34.0 E Latitude: 44.7 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: maps + solar flux (0.8-3.5cm)
    
Instrument: 2 radio dishes (22 + 3m) Data Type: Visible


# 31 Kandilli Observatory
URL: http://www.koeri.boun.edu.tr/astronomy/astronomy.html/
Location: Kandilli, Turkey Longitude: 29.1 E Latitude: 41.1 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H-alpha + CaK
    
Instrument: 2 refractors (15+10cm) Data Type: Visible


# 32
URL:
Location: Bucuresti, Romania Longitude: 26.1 E Latitude: 44.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk WL+H images
    
Instrument: 2 refractors (13+8cm) Data Type: Visible


# 33 Metsńhovi Radio Observatory
URL: http://kurp-www.hut.fi/sun/
Location: Metsńhovi, Finland Longitude: 24.39 E Latitude: 60.22 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: 10-100 Ghz radio maps
    
Instrument: 14m radio telescope Data Type: Visible


# 34 National Astronomical Observatory Rozhen
URL: http://www.astro.bas.bg/
Location: Rozhen, Bulgaria Longitude: 24.74 E Latitude: 41.69 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: 5303, 6374 + H images
    
Instrument: 20cm coronagr.+chrom.tel. Data Type: Visible


# 35
URL:
Location: L'vov, Ukraine Longitude: 23.9 E Latitude: 49.8 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk WL+H images
    
Instrument: photoheliograph Data Type: Visible


# 36 Debrecen Observatory
URL: http://fenyi.sci.klte.hu/~ludmany/deb_obs_en.html
Location: Debrecen, Hungary Longitude: 21.62 E Latitude: 47.56 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk WL images
    
Instrument: 2 refractors (13 + 15cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: H-alpha flare observations
    
Instrument: 53cm coronagraph Data Type: Visible


# 37 South African Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://bison.ph.bham.ac.uk/new/sutherland.html
Location: Sutherland, South Africa Longitude: 20.81 E Latitude: 32.38 S
    

    
Telescope: BiSON site Description: integrated sunlight
    
Instrument: BiSON site Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1990
End Date: Present
Data Availability:


# 38 Stara Lesna Observatory
URL: http://www.ta3.sk/
Location: Tatranska Lomnica, Slovak Republic Longitude: 20.29 E Latitude: 49.15 N
    

    
Telescope: Horizontal Solar Telescope (50 cm) Description:
    
Instrument: Spectrograph Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Double Solar Telescope (20 and 15 cm) Description: Sunspot observations
    
Instrument: Data Type: Visible


# 39 Lomnicky Stit Observatory
URL: http://www.ta3.sk/
Location: Slovak Republic Longitude: 20.22 E Latitude: 49.20 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Fe X - XV, Ca XV photometry, H-alpha limb prominences
    
Instrument: 20cm coronagraph Data Type: Visible


# 40 Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University
URL: http://www.oa.uj.edu.pl/
Location: Cracow, Poland Longitude: 19.83 E Latitude: 50.05 N
    

    
Telescope: 8-meter antenna Description: mean fluxes in 10 channels from 275-1755 Mhz, 5 min resolution
    
Instrument: radiospectrograph Data Type: Radio


# 41 Torun Centre for Astronomy
URL: http://www.astro.uni.torun.pl/
Location: Torun, Poland Longitude: 18.56 E Latitude: 53.10 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: daily mean flux at 127MHz
    
Instrument: E-W radio interferometer Data Type: Radio


# 42 San Vito Air Station
URL:
Location: San Vito, Italy Longitude: 17.43 E Latitude: 40.40 N
    

    
Telescope: SOON site (Solar Observing Optical Network) Description: full disk H, WL + magnetogr.
    
Instrument: SOON site (Solar Observing Optical Network) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: RSTN (Radio Solar Telescope Network) Description: flux@0.2,0.4,1.4,2.7,5.0,8.8,15GHz
    
Instrument: RIMS (Radio Interference Monitoring Sets) Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: RSTN Description: Sweep Frequency Interferometer (25-75MHz)
    
Instrument: SFIR (Sweep Frequency Interferometric Radiometer) Data Type: Radio


# 43 Wroclaw Observatory
URL: http://www.astro.uni.wroc.pl/
Location: Wroclaw, Poland Longitude: 17.09 E Latitude: 51.11 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: H-alpha filtergr. (prominences+AR)
    
Instrument: Small Coronagraph (13 cm) Data Type: Visible


# 44 Bialkˇw Observatory
URL: http://www.astro.uni.wroc.pl/
Location: Wroclaw, Poland Longitude: 16.66 E Latitude: 51.48 N
    

    
Telescope: Large Coronagraph (53 cm) Description: H-alpha filtergrams and MSDP spectra
    
Instrument: MSDP Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Solar Horizonal Telescope Description: H-alpha filtergrams
    
Instrument: Data Type: Visible


# 45 Hvar Observatory
URL: http://hvar.geof.hr/index.html
Location: Hvar, Croatia Longitude: 16.45 E Latitude: 43.18 N
    

    
Telescope: Description:
    
Instrument: refractor Data Type: Visible


# 46 Ondrejov Observatory
URL: http://sunkl.asu.cas.cz/~sunwatch/index.html/
Location: Ondrejov, Czech Republic Longitude: 14.8 E Latitude: 49.9 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk WL+H-alpha images
    
Instrument: 2 patrol refrac.(7.5+11cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: H prominences
    
Instrument: coronagraph (13cm) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: high res. WL+H-alpha images,
    
Instrument: 2 horizontal tel.(23+50cm) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: magnetograms, Dopplergrams
    
Instrument: refractor (20.5cm) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: radio flux at .24, .54, .88, 3 GHz
    
Instrument: 7.5 and 3m radio antenna Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: Description: radio flux at 1-2 and 2-4.5 GHz
    
Instrument: 10 and 3m radio antenna Data Type:


# 47 Astronomical Observatory of Catania
URL:
Location: Catania, Italy Longitude: 15.1 E Latitude: 35.5 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: WL+H images (disk&limb)
    
Instrument: refractors (15cm) Data Type: Visible


# 48 Kanzelh÷he Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.solobskh.ac.at/
Location: Kanzelh÷he,Austria Longitude: 14.9 E Latitude: 46.7 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk WL+H images
    
Instrument: 2 refractors (11+10cm) Data Type: Visible


# 49 Capodimonte Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://www.na.astro.it/vamos/
Location: Naples, Italy Longitude: 14.26 E Latitude: 40.86 N
    

    
Telescope: VAMOS Description: Full-Disk intensity and longitudinal magnetic and velocity field atin Postassium 7699 ┼
    
Instrument: VAMOS Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1998
End Date: Present
Data Availability:


# 50 Trieste Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://radiosun.ts.astro.it/
Location: Basovizza, Italy Longitude: 13.8 E Latitude: 43.7 N
    

    
Telescope: MMSRP Description: 100-1000MHz radiopolarimeter
    
Instrument: mMSRP - 10m parabolic dish Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: DmMSRP Description: 1-4 Ghz radiopolarimeter
    
Instrument: DmMSRP - 3m parabolic dish Data Type:


# 51 Einsteinturm Solar Observatory
URL: http://aipsoe.aip.de/soe-e.html
Location: Potsdam, Germany Longitude: 13.1 E Latitude: 52.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Einsteinturm Description:
    
Instrument: Einsteinturm (60cmCoel.) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: OSRA Description: burst profiles (40-800MHz), radio flux @42, ..., 775MHz
    
Instrument: OSRA: 4 sweep spectrogr.+ 14 single freq. polarimeters Data Type: Radio


# 52 Rome Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://www.mporzio.astro.it/solare/
Location: Monte Porzio, Rome, Italy Longitude: 12.45 E Latitude: 41.92 N
    

    
Telescope: PSPT Description: Full-disk CaII K and contiunuum
    
Instrument: PSPT Data Type: Visible


# 53 Istituto Ricerche Solari Locarno
URL: http://www.mnd-umwelttechnik.fh-wiesbaden.de/divers/irsol/shdescr.html
Location: Locarno, Switzerland Longitude: 8.8 E Latitude: 46.167 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Spectrograph
    
Instrument: 45 cm Gregorian Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1987
End Date: Present
Data Availability:


# 54
URL: http://www.astro.phys.ethz.ch/rapp/catalog/catalog_nf.html#phoenixII
Location: Bleien, Switzerland Longitude: 8.7 E Latitude: 47.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Phoenix Broadband Spectrometer Description: 0.1 - 4 GHz
    
Instrument: Phoenix Broadband Spectrometer Data Type: Radio


# 55
URL:
Location: Haute Provence, France Longitude: 6 E Latitude: 44 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H images
    
Instrument: heliograph Data Type: Visible


# 56 Royal Observatory of Belgium
URL:
Location: Brussels, Belgium Longitude: 5.3 E Latitude: 50.2 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk maps (408MHz, 5')
    
Instrument: radioheliograph (Interf.) Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: Description: 600MHz integrated flux
    
Instrument: 10m antenna Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H + WL images
    
Instrument: 2 refractors (12+16cm) Data Type: Visible


# 57 Observatory of Paris
URL: http://mesola.obspm.fr/
Location: Meudon, France Longitude: 2.3 E Latitude: 48.8 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H-alpha + CaK images
    
Instrument: helio- + spectroheliograph Data Type: Visible


# 58 Nanšay Observatory
URL: http://www.obs-nancay.fr/
Location: Nanšay, France Longitude: 2.2 E Latitude: 47.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: maps (pol.) 150-450MHz
    
Instrument: multifreq. radioheliogr. Data Type: Radio


# 59 Ebre Observatory
URL: http://www.readysoft.es/observebre/7index.htm
Location: Roquetas, Spain Longitude: 0.49 E Latitude: 40.82 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Full-disk white-light images
    
Instrument: refractor Data Type: Visible


# 60 Observatory of Pic du Midi
URL:
Location: Pic du Midi, France Longitude: 0.1 E Latitude: 43.0 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: H limb images (1-2R), He 10830 images (planned)
    
Instrument: coronagraph Data Type: Visible


# 61 Bordeaux Observatory
URL: http://www.observ.u-bordeaux.fr/
Location: Bordeaux, France Longitude: 0.52 W Latitude: 44.84 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Resonance cell velocity measurements
    
Instrument: equatorial refractor Data Type: Visible


# 62
URL:
Location: Ouka´mden, Morrocco Longitude: 7.5 W Latitude: 31.25 N
    

    
Telescope: IRIS Site Description: Integrated intensity and velocity
    
Instrument: Sodium resonance cell Data Type:


# 63 Observatˇrio Astronˇmico da Universidade de Coimbra (OAUC)
URL: http://www.astro.mat.uc.pt/obsv/index.html
Location: Coimbra, Portugal Longitude: 8.5 W Latitude: 40.2 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H-alpha, CaII K, and continuum spectroheliograms
    
Instrument: spectroheliograph Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1926
End Date: Present
Data Availability: Film


# 64 Prof. Manuel de Barros Observatory
URL: http://www.fc.up.pt/oa
Location: Oporto, Portugal Longitude: 8.59 W Latitude: 41.11 N
    

    
Telescope: Solar Radio Spectrograph of Porto Description:
    
Instrument: radiospectrograph Data Type: Radio


# 65 Kiepenheuer Insitute of Solar Physics
URL: http://www.kis.uni-freiburg.de/kiswwwe2.html
Location: Iza˝a, Tenerife, Spain Longitude: 16.51 W Latitude: 28.30 N
    

    
Telescope: Vaccum Tower Telescope Description: Echelle spectrograph, Fabry-Perot Interferometer
    
Instrument: VTT(70cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: full-disk H-alpha
    
Instrument: Data Type:


# 66
URL: http://www.uni-sw.gwdg.de/research/exp_solar/GCT_text.html
Location: Iza˝a, Tenerife, Spain Longitude: 16.51 W Latitude: 28.30 N
    

    
Telescope: Gregorian Coude Telescope Description:
    
Instrument: GCT(45cm) Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1984
End Date: May, 2002
Data Availability:


# 67
URL: http://www.kis.uni-freiburg.de/GREGOR/index_e.html
Location: Iza˝a, Tenerife, Spain Longitude: 16.51 W Latitude: 28.30 N
    

    
Telescope: GREGOR (150 cm) Description:
    
Instrument: GREGOR (150 cm) Data Type: Visible


# 68 THEMIS
URL: http://www.themis.iac.es/
Location: Iza˝a, Tenerife, Spain Longitude: 16.51 W Latitude: 28.30 N
    

    
Telescope: THEMIS Description: Italian Panoramic Monochromator, MSDP, MTR
    
Instrument: THEMIS (90cm) Data Type: Visible


# 69 Teide Observatory
URL:
Location: Iza˝a, Tenerife, Spain Longitude: 16.51 W Latitude: 28.30 N
    

    
Telescope: Vacuum Newtonian Telescope (VNT) Description:
    
Instrument: VNT (40cm) Data Type: Visible


# 70 Solar Laboratory
URL: http://bison.ph.bham.ac.uk/new/izana.html
Location: Iza˝a, Tenerife, Spain Longitude: 16.51 W Latitude: 28.30 N
    

    
Telescope: BiSON site Description: integrated sunlight
    
Instrument: BiSON site Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1975
End Date: Present
Data Availability:
    

    
Telescope: GONG Site Description: full intensity and magnetic field
    
Instrument: 2.8 cm telescope Data Type:
    
Start Date: 17 Feb, 1995
End Date: Present
Data Availability:
    

    
Telescope: TON Site Description: Full-Disk CaII K images
    
Instrument: 9 cm reflector Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: IRIS Site Description: Integrated intensity and velocity
    
Instrument: Sodium resonance cell Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: LOI Site Description:
    
Instrument: LOI Site Data Type:


# 71 Roque de los Muchachos Observatory
URL: http://www.astro.su.se/groups/solar/
Location: RdM, La Palma, Spain Longitude: 17.88 W Latitude: 28.76 N
    

    
Telescope: New Swedish Solar Telescope (NSST) Description:
    
Instrument: Swedish Tower (100cm) Data Type: Visible


# 72 Roque de los Muchachos Observatory
URL: http://dot.astro.uu.nl/
Location: RdM, La Palm, Spaina Longitude: 17.88 W Latitude: 28.76 N
    

    
Telescope: Dutch Open Telescope Description:
    
Instrument: Dutch Open Telescope (45 cm) Data Type: Visible


# 73
URL:
Location: Itapetinga, Brazil Longitude: 46.5 W Latitude: 23.2 S
    

    
Telescope: Description: mm-wave burst profiles
    
Instrument: 13.7m dish Data Type: Radio


# 75 OAFA - CASLEO
URL: http://www.casleo.gov.ar/Instrumentos/sst/sst_eng.html
Location: El Leoncito, San Juan, Argentina Longitude: 69.33 W Latitude: 31.8 S
    

    
Telescope: Solar Submilimeter Telescope (SST) Description: 212 & 405 Ghz, 1.5 & 3 arcminute field of view, 1 & 40 ms temporal resolution
    
Instrument: Solar Submilimeter Telescope (SST) (150 cm) Data Type: Radio


# 76 OAFA - C.U. Cesco Station
URL: http://www2.plasma.mpe-garching.mpg.de/hasta/site.html
Location: El Leoncito, San Juan, Argentina Longitude: 69.33 W Latitude: 31.80 S
    

    
Telescope: H-alpha Solar Telescope for Argentina (HASTA) Description: Full Disk H-alpha
    
Instrument: H-alpha Solar Telescope for Argentina (HASTA) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Mirror Coronagraph for Argentina (MICA) Description: Mirror Coronagraph - H-alpha, green and red line, 1.05 - 2 solar radii
    
Instrument: Mirror Coronagraph for Argentina (MICA) Data Type:


# 77 Sagamore Hill RSTN Site
URL:
Location: Sagamore Hill, MA, USA Longitude: 70.82 W Latitude: 42.63 N
    

    
Telescope: RSTN (Radio Solar Telescope Network) Description: flux@0.2,0.4,1.4,2.7,5.0,8.8,15GHz
    
Instrument: RIMS (Radio Interference Monitoring Sets) Data Type: Radio
    

    
Telescope: RSTN Description: Sweep Frequency Interferometer (25-75MHz)
    
Instrument: SFIR (Sweep Frequency Interferometric Radiometer) Data Type: Radio


# 78 Las Campanas Observatory
URL: http://bison.ph.bham.ac.uk/new/lascampanas.html
Location: Cerro Las Campanas, Chile Longitude: 70.7 W Latitude: 29.01 S
    

    
Telescope: BiSON site Description: integrated sunlight
    
Instrument: BiSON site Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 1991
End Date: Present
Data Availability:


# 79 La Silla Observatory
URL:
Location: La Silla, Chile Longitude: 70.73 W Latitude: 29.26 S
    

    
Telescope: IRIS Site Description: Integrated intensity and velocity
    
Instrument: Sodium resonance cell Data Type: Visible


# 80 Cerro Tololo Astronomical Observatory
URL: http://www.gong.noao.edu/sites/ctio.shtml
Location: La Serena, Chile Longitude: 70.81 W Latitude: 30.17 S
    

    
Telescope: GONG Site Description:
    
Instrument: 2.8 cm telescope Data Type: Visible


# 81 Stull Observatory
URL: http://merlin.alfred.edu/stull.html
Location: Alfred, NY, USA Longitude: 77.79 W Latitude: 42.25 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Active region H-alpha imaging (10' x 10'), video rate
    
Instrument: 20 cm Schmidt-Cassegrain Data Type: Visible


# 82 NASA / Marshall Space Flight Center
URL: http://science.msfc.nasa.gov/ssl/PAD/SOLAR/maggraph.htm
Location: Huntsville, AL, USA Longitude: 86.6 W Latitude: 34.7 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: vect.magnet.(6'6'FOV)
    
Instrument: 30cm magnetograph Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: coalig.H, FD WL+H
    
Instrument: 3 auxil.tel.(H/WL) Data Type: Visible


# 83 Prairie View Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.pvamu.edu/cps/Solar.html
Location: Prairie View, TX, USA Longitude: Latitude:
    

    
Telescope: Description: High-resolution and full-disk H-alpha image
    
Instrument: 35-cm Gregorian vacuum telescope Data Type: Visible


# 84 Space Environment Laboratory
URL: http://www.hao.ucar.edu/
Location: Boulder, CO,USA Longitude: 105.2 W Latitude: 40.0 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk H + WL (CaK + magnetogr.: 1996)
    
Instrument: Patrol instr. Data Type: Visible


# 85 National Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.nso.edu/sunspot/
Location: Sac Peak, NM, USA Longitude: 105.8 W Latitude: 32.8 N
    

    
Telescope: Dunn Solar Telescope Description:
    
Instrument: VTT (75cm) Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: HAO Stokes Polarimeter Description:
    
Instrument: HAO Stokes Polarimeter Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: J. Evans Facility Description: H-alpha + Ca K spectroheliogr., 5303,5694,6374coron.scans
    
Instrument: J.Evans Facility Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Hilltop Facility Description: H+WL flare patrol
    
Instrument: Hilltop Facility Data Type:


# 86 Holloman Air Force Base
URL:
Location: Holloman, NM, USA Longitude: 106.0 W Latitude: 33 N
    

    
Telescope: SOON site Description: full disk H, WL + magnetogr.
    
Instrument: SOON site Data Type: Visible


# 87 National Radio Astronomy Observatory
URL: http://www.aoc.nrao.edu/
Location: Socorro, NM, USA Longitude: 106.9 W Latitude: 34.1 N
    

    
Telescope: Very Large Array (VLA) Description:
    
Instrument: aperture synth.telesc. Data Type: Radio


# 88 Carl Sagan Observatory (OCS)
URL: http://cosmos.cifus.uson.mx/Infraestructura/ocs/ocsnew.htm
Location: Cerro Azul, Mexico Longitude: 110.57 W Latitude: 30.73 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: H-Alpha line center
    
Instrument: Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 2 May, 2001
End Date: Present
Data Availability:


# 89 Solar Observation Station (EOS)
URL: http://cosmos.astro.uson.mx/Infraestructura/EOS/EOSinfrstrctr.htm
Location: Hermosillo, Mexico Longitude: 110.96 W Latitude: 29.08 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Full Disk H-alpha, CaII K, and continuum
    
Instrument: 12.5 cm reflector Data Type: Visible


# 90 National Solar Observatory
URL: http://nsokp.nso.edu/
Location: Kitt Peak, AZ, USA Longitude: 111.6 W Latitude: 32.0 N
    

    
Telescope: McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope Facility Description:
    
Instrument: 150 cm heliostat, 2 x 91 cm heliostats Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Vacuum Telescope Description: full disk magnetograms + He10830 spectroheliogr.
    
Instrument: 70 cm coelostat, vacuum Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: SOLIS Description:
    
Instrument: Data Type:


# 91 Big Bear Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.bbso.njit.edu/
Location: Big Bear, CA, USA Longitude: 117.0 W Latitude: 34.3 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: fulldisk WL, H-alpha, CaK, magnetograms
    
Instrument: 65cm Gregorian + Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description:
    
Instrument: patrol instruments, Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Description:
    
Instrument: vector magnetograph Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: GONG Site Description:
    
Instrument: 2.8 cm telescope Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: TON Site Description: Full-Disk CaII K images
    
Instrument: 9 cm reflector Data Type:


# 92 Owens Valley Radio Observatory
URL: http://www.ovsa.njit.edu/
Location: Owens Valley, CA, USA Longitude: 117.9 W Latitude: 36.4 N
    

    
Telescope: OVRO radiospectrometer Description:
    
Instrument: OVRO radiospectrometer Data Type: Radio


# 93 Mount Wilson Observatory
URL: http://www.mtwilson.edu/Science/UCLA
Location: Mt.Wilson, CA, USA Longitude: 118.1 W Latitude: 34.3 N
    

    
Telescope: 150 foot Tower Tel. Description: full disk magneto- + Doppler-grams (512x512), WL images
    
Instrument: 150 foot Tower Tel. Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: WL images
    
Instrument: Data Type:


# 94 San Fernando Observatory
URL: http://davinci.csun.edu/~astro/sfo.htm
Location: Sylmar, CA, USA Longitude: 118.5 W Latitude: 34.3 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: full disk photometric images (broad band + CaK)
    
Instrument: 5cm + 15cm refractors Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: Description: active region vectormagnetogr. + Dopplergrams
    
Instrument: 38cm + 61cm refractors + spectroheliograph Data Type:


# 95 Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
URL: http://www.drao.nrc.ca/icarus/www/sol_home.shtml
Location: Penticton, BC, Canada Longitude: 119.62 W Latitude: 49.32 N
    

    
Telescope: Description: Integrated 10.7cm flux
    
Instrument: 10.7 cm Solar Flux Monitor Data Type: Radio


# 96
URL:
Location: Hat Creek, USA Longitude: 121.5 W Latitude: 40.8 N
    

    
Telescope: BIMA millimeter array Description: 3mm maps (2' res.)
    
Instrument: BIMA millimeter array Data Type: Radio


# 97 Wilconx Solar Observatory
URL: http://quake.stanford.edu/~wso/
Location: Wilcox, CA, USA Longitude: 122.2 W Latitude: 37.4 N
    

    
Telescope: Magnetograph Description: LOS magnetic and velocity field
    
Instrument: Magnetograph Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: 16 May, 1976
End Date: Present
Data Availability: GIF, Postscript
    

    
Telescope: IRIS Network Site Description: Full-Disk Intensity and Velocity
    
Instrument: Sodium resonance cell Data Type:


# 98 Mees Solar Observatory
URL: http://www.solar.ifa.hawaii.edu/mees.html
Location: Haleakala, HI, USA Longitude: 155.4 W Latitude: 19.6 N
    

    
Telescope: POI & K-KLINE Imagers Description: full disk Ca K images
    
Instrument: POI & K-KLINE Imagers Data Type: Visible
    

    
Telescope: MCCD Description: H-alpha imaging spec. (2' FOV, 2'' pix.)
    
Instrument: MCCD Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Stokes Polarimeter Description: vector mag. (2' FOV, 2'' pix.)
    
Instrument: Stokes Polarimeter Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Imaging Vector Magnetograph (IVM) Description: vector mag. (4' FOV with 0.6'' pixels)
    
Instrument: vector magnetograph (IVM) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: H-alpha coronagraph Description: H-alpha prominence images
    
Instrument: H-alpha coronagraph Data Type:


# 99 Mauna Loa Solar Observatory
URL: http://mlso.hao.ucar.edu/
Location: MaunaLoa, HI, USA Longitude: 156.6 W Latitude: 19.5 N
    

    
Telescope: Mark-III Coronographs Description: K-corona Images
    
Instrument: Mark-III Coronographs Data Type: Visible
    
Start Date: á4 Feb 1980
End Date: 30 Sep 1999
Data Availability: GIF, Binary on Request
    

    
Telescope: Mark-IV Coronographs Description: K-corona WL images
    
Instrument: Mark-IV Coronographs Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Digital Prominence Monitor Polarimeter for Inner Coronal Studies Description: H-Alpha Disk and Prominence
    
Instrument: Digital Prominence Monitor Polarimeter for Inner Coronal Studies Data Type:
    
Start Date: 20 Feb, 1994
End Date: Present
Data Availability: GIF, FITS?
    

    
Telescope: Chromospheric Helium I Imaging Photometer (CHIP) Description: Helium-I 1083 nm Full-Disk Images
    
Instrument: Chromospheric Helium I Imaging Photometer (CHIP) Data Type:
    
Start Date: 17 Apr, 1996
End Date: Present
Data Availability: GIF
    

    
Telescope: Precision Solar Photometric Telescope (PSPT) Description: CaII K and Continuum Full-Disk Images
    
Instrument: Precision Solar Photometric Telescope (PSPT) Data Type:
    

    
Telescope: Experiment for Coordinated Helioseismic Observations (ECHO) Description: Full Disk Potassium Images
    
Instrument: Experiment for Coordinated Helioseismic Observations (ECHO) Data Type:
    
Start Date: 24 Feb, 1994 - LOWL Sep, 2000á- ECHO
End Date: Sep, 2000á- LOWL Present - ECHO
Data Availability: On Request?
    

    
Telescope: GONG Site Description:
    
Instrument: 2.8 cm telescope Data Type: