Ref: POSTER-2018-0046

The in-situ detection of ultra-relativistic electrons by LYRA, an UV radiometer on board PROBA2

Katsiyannis, Athanassios C. ; Dominique, Marie

Poster presented at European Space Weather Week, Leuven on 2018-11-09

Abstract: The Large Yield RAdiometer (LYRA) instrument on board ESA's Project for On-board Autonomy 2 (PROBA2) satellite is a UV light radiometer designed to observe the Sun in four pass bands. Nevertheless, although the instrument had not been designed for in-situ detection, Katsiyannis et al (2018) reported detections of relativistic electrons from two of the four LYRA optical channels. This presentation will discuss the potential, the opportunities but also the challenges that arise form the use of EUV radiometers as in-situ electron detectors.

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