Solar Orbiter. Contents. The mission The orbit The instruments VIM: Visible-light Imager and Magnetograph Helioseismology with VIM. Solar Orbiter: the mission. Mission: Assessment phase Instruments: Concept phase
Assisted by a series of Venus swing-bys, the spacecraft’s 150-day orbit will evolve gradually over the mission lifetime from an inclination of about 12 to 35 degrees to the solar equator.
Using two telescopes that share filtergraph optics and detector.