The Institute for Solar Physics is a national research infrastructure under the Swedish Research Council. It is managed as an independent institute associated with Stockholm University through its Department of Astronomy.
We operate the Swedish
1-meter Solar Telescope (SST) on La Palma, currently the most
highly resolving solar telescope in the world.
as a national research infrastructure in association with the
Stockholm University Department of Astronomy.
April 2013: The Adaptive Optics system has been upgraded.
The new deformable mirror has 85 electrodes (the old one had
37). With its 85 subaperture Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor, it has
84 controllable modes and locks in seeing
with better than 5 cm. The new AO is
available for all types of observations with the Swedish 1-m Solar