The Indian satellite Aditya-L1 reached its destination and traveled more than a million kilometers in four months – since September last year. Its purpose is to observe the Sun from a very close distance. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the mission was a “watershed” moment in history.
on saturday The Aditya-L1 satellite reached its designated target – Lagrange point 1 – Reuters reports. It is a place in space, in a system of two bodies connected by gravity, where a body of negligible mass can remain at rest relative to the bodies of the system.
Within four months of launch – as of September 2, 2023 – this satellite has traveled a total distance of approx. 1.5 million kilometers.
Aditya-L1 has reached its destination
The main purpose of the satellite being in this place is Constant monitoring of the sunAnd get better shots than ever of this region of the solar system.
This ship is equipped Seven monitoring units The outer layers of the Sun, the photosphere and chromosphere, using, among other things, electromagnetic field detectors. In particular, it will monitor solar meteorology and collect data to better understand the dynamics of the solar wind.
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This was said by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi The mission was a “watershed” moment in history.
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