The Helioviewer Project

New interactive visualization tools developed by the NASA/European Space Agency (ESA) Helioviewer Project allow scientists and the general public to explore images captured by solar observing spacecraft. This five-part series explains the origins and aims of the Helioviewer Project, what the tools do and how they work, and where the Project is headed in the future.

image of sunExplore the Sun on your desktop with Helioviewer
Published June 13, 2011

thumbnail of websiteGetting started with
Published June 14, 2011

thumbnail image of jhelioviewer softwareExplore the sun in depth with JHelioviewer
Published June 15, 2011

image of sdo spacecraftHow it works: Building the Helioviewer “back end” with JPEG2000
Published June 16, 2011

image of solar coronaHelioviewer’s future: an Internet for solar image data
Published June 17,2011

Here is a time-lapse video of the Sun, May 2010 to May 2011, made using JHelioviewer.

LEARN MORE (Web app)

A collection of video highlights from 2011 (so far) created by users.

See a video made by “citizen scientist” LudzikLegoTechnics on YouTube.

The Helioviewer Project Wiki

JHelioviewer (downloadable software)

Read a Web feature about JHelioviewer and its capabilities

The JHelioviewer online handbook

JHelioviewer video tutorial on YouTube HD

ESA Web feature about JHelioviewer.

OH AND DID I MENTION? All opinions and opinionlike objects in this blog are mine alone and NOT those of NASA or Goddard Space Flight Center. And while we’re at it, links to websites posted on this blog do not imply endorsement of those websites by NASA.

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