Volume 375, Number 3, September 2001
|Page(s)||L39 - L42|
|Published online||15 September 2001|
Full-Stokes spectropolarimetry of solar prominences*
Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Département G. D. Cassini, BP 4229, 06304 Nice Cedex 4, France
2 High Altitude Observatory, NCAR (The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.) , PO Box 3000, Boulder CO 80303, USA e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3 Observatoire de Paris, DAMAp (CNRS/UMR 8588), 92195 Meudon, France e-mail: email@example.com
4 Observatoire de Paris, DASOP-LPSH (CNRS/UMR 8645), 92195 Meudon, France e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Corresponding author: F. Paletou, email@example.com
Accepted: 28 June 2001
We report on first spectropolarimetric observations of solar prominences made at THEMIS. Hereafter we shall emphasis on the preliminary analysis of Hei D3 full-Stokes observations. Our measurements clearly show manifestations of both the Hanle and Zeeman effects. More generally, we demonstrate the very favourable performances of the THEMIS multi-line spectropolarimetric mode for further new investigations of the magnetic field in solar prominences.
Key words: Sun: prominences / Sun: magnetic fields / polarization
© ESO, 2001
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