Hydrogen-Alpha Exploration with Light Intensity Observation of the Sun
To analyze and understand solar phenomena by observing the sun in Hydrogen-Alpha and Calcium(II) Potassium wavelengths, and to ultimately demonstrate the feasibility of high-altitude balloon based observatories.
HELIOS launched September 1st, 2012 from Fort Sumner, New Mexico. Post flight data analysis is on going and we will post finding when the payload returns to Boulder. Flight pictures can be seen on the COSGC facebook page:
Flight pictures can be seen on the COSGC facebook page: