Solar Ultraviolet Measurements
of Emitted Radiation
SUMER is a UV telescope and spectrometer that was designed and built at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) with international cooperation from 1987 to 1995.
It is now an instrument on-board the ESA/NASA spacecraft SOHO, which was launched on 02 Dec 1995.
Since the beginning of 1996, SUMER works successfully at a distance approximately 1.5 million kilometers from Earth towards the Sun and delivers research data about the solar atmosphere that are analysed and archived at MPS and other institutions.