MDI First Light.
This is the first-light image obtained by MDI from space. It was taken
at 17:49 UT on 19 December 1995. It is a 1024*1024 full-disc filtergram.
The misalignment is about what is expected due to flexing of the spacecraft
structure which had been previously aligned under Earth gravity. This image
has been specially scaled to account for underexposure and a CCD chip
which was being exposed to light for the first time in two months.
SOHO SOI/MDI Results.
The SOI Main Page.
Last Modified by Amara Graps,
SOI, on 5 November 1996.