Proba-3 satellites form artificial eclipse

Proba-3 satellites form artificial eclipse

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12/09/2016 10:02 am

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ESA

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Due to launch together in 2020, the two satellites making up Proba-3 will fly in precise formation to form an external coronagraph in space, one satellite eclipsing the Sun to allow the second to study the otherwise invisible solar corona.

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