coronograph meaning

Pronunciation:   "coronograph" in a sentence
or coronograph /-ōnˈə-gräf/ noun
  A special telescope used to observe prominences and the corona around the edge of the sun


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  1. the movie frames were recorded from january 12 through jan 16 by a coronograph onboard the sun-staring soho spacecraft
  2. The observatory also has a coronograph, which is used to study the solar corona.
  3. He is also a member of the Terrestrial Planet Finder Coronograph Science and technology definition team.
  4. The tool is an instrument called a coronograph aboard the SOHO spacecraft, jointly operated by NASA and the European Space Agency.
  5. The coronograph blocks out the bright light of the sun to allow scientists to focus on the sun's dimmer corona.

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