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PROBA2 Publications

Science papers

All PROBA2 papers published and retrievable through the ADS abstract query can be found here.

The list below provides a selection of papers that have made use of PROBA2 data in interesting ways. Additionally, several Guest Investigator visits have resulted in published or soon-to-be published papers, these are indicated by an asterisk in the list below.

  • Zender, J. J. et al. 2017:"Segmentation of photospheric magnetic elements corresponding to coronal features to understand the EUV and UV irradiance variability", A&A, ADS link
  • Stankov, Stanimir M. et al. 2017: "Multi-instrument observations of the solar eclipse on 20 March 2015 and its effects on the ionosphere over Belgium and Europe", JSWSC, ADS link
  • Alzate, N. and Morgan. H. 2017: "Identification of Low Coronal Sources of “Stealth” Coronal Mass Ejections Using New Image Processing Techniques", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Hautesserres, D. and Lara. M. 2017: "Intermediary LEO propagation including higher order zonal harmonics", CeMDA, ADS Link
  • D'Huys, E. et al. 2017: "Solar signatures and eruption mechanism of the August 14, 2010 coronal mass ejection (CME)", JSWSC, ADS Link
  • Seaton, D. B. et al. 2017: "Observations of the Formation, Development, and Structure of a Current Sheet in an Eruptive Solar Flare", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Gopalswamy, N. et al. 2017: "The 2012 July 23 Backside Eruption: An Extreme Energetic Particle Event?", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Chen, P. et al. 2016: "Real-time kinematic positioning of LEO satellites using a single-frequency GPS receiver", IMA, ADS Link
  • Schanche, N. E. et al. 2016: "The Blob Connection: Searching for Low Coronal Signatures of Solar Post-CME Blobs", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Tan, B. L. et al. 2016: "Diagnosing the Source Region of a Solar Burst on 26 September 2011 by Using Microwave Type-III Pairs", Sol Phys, ADS Link
  • Cid, C. et al. 2016: "Redefining the Boundaries of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections from Observations at the Ecliptic Plane", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Wauters, L. et al. 2016: "LYRA Mid-Term Periodicities", Sol Phys, ADS Link
  • Hayes, L. A. et al. 2016: "Quasi-periodic Pulsations during the Impulsive and Decay phases of an X-class Flare", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Ryan, D. F. et al. 2016: "Effects of flare definitions on the statistics of derived flare distributions", A&A, ADS Link
  • Milligan, R. and Chamberlain. P. 2016: "Anomalous temporal behaviour of broadband Lyα observations during solar flares from SDO/EVE", A&AADS Link
  • Bryans, P. et al. 2016: "On the Absence of EUV Emission from Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)", ApJADS Link
  • Guennou, C. et al. 2016: "Lifecycle of a Large-Scale Polar Coronal Pseudostreamer / Cavity System", FrASSADS Link
  • Alzate, N. et al. 2016: "Jets, Coronal “puffs,” and a slow coronal mass ejection caused by an Opposite-Polarity Region Within an Active Region Footpoint", ApJADS Link
  • Johri, A. et al. 2016: "An Intense Flare-CME Event in 2015: Propagation and Interaction Effects Between the Sun and Earth's Orbit", Solar PhysicsADS Link
  • Slemzin, V. et al. 2016: "Validation of Earth atmosphere models using solar EUV observations from the CORONAS and PROBA2 satellites in occultation mode", JSWSCADS Link
  • Cessateur, G. et al. 2016: "Solar irradiance observations with PREMOS filter radiometers on the PICARD mission: In-flight performance and data release", A&AADS Link
  • Amaya, J. et al. 2015: "The PAC2MAN mission: a new tool to understand and predict solar energetic events", JSWSCADS Link
  • Provan, G. et al. 2015: "Planetary period oscillations in Saturn's magnetosphere: Examining the relationship between abrupt changes in behavior and solar wind-induced magnetospheric compressions and expansions", JGRADS Link
  • Morioka, A. et al. 2015: "Solar Micro-Type iii Burst Storms and Long Dipolar Magnetic Field in the Outer Corona", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Imtiaz, N. et al. 2015: "Particle-in-cell modeling of Dual Segmented Langmuir Probe on PROBA2", ASS, ADS Link
  • Schmidtke, G. et al. 2015: "Where does the Thermospheric Ionospheric GEospheric Research (TIGER) Program go?", ASR, ADS Link
  • Mumford, S.J. et al. 2015: "SunPy - Python for Solar Physics", Solar Physics, ADS Link
  • Fainshtein, V.G. 2015: "Initiation of CMEs associated with filament eruption, and the nature of CME related shocks", ASR, ADS Link
  • Pasachoff, J. M. et al. 2015: "Structure and Dynamics of the 2012 November 13/14 Eclipse White-light Corona", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Simoes, P. J. A. 2015: "Soft X-ray Pulsations in Solar Flares", Sol Phys, ADS Link
  • West, M.J. and Seaton. D.B. 2015: "SWAP Observations of Post-Flare Giant Arches in the long-duration 2014 October 14 Solar Eruption ", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Inglis. A. R et al. 2015: "Quasi-periodic pulsations in solar and stellar flares: re-evaluating their nature in the context of power-law flare Fourier spectra", ApJADS Link
  • BenMoussa. A et al. 2015: "Degradation assessment of LYRA after 5 years on orbit - Technology Demonstration -", EXAS, ADS Link
  • Kumar. P et al. 2014: "Multiwavelength observation of a large-scale flux rope eruption above a kinked small filament", A&A, ADS Link
  • Filippov. B 2014: "A filament eruption with an apparent reshuffle of endpoints", MNRAS, ADS Link
  • Morgan. H et al. 2014: "Multi-Scale Gaussian Normalization for Solar Image Processing", Sol Phys, ADS Link
  • D'Huys. E et al. 2014: "Observational Characteristics of CMEs without Low Coronal Signatures", ApJ, ADS Link
  • Byrne. J. P et al. 2014: "Bridging EUV and white-light observations to inspect the initiation phase of a "two-stage" solar eruptive event", Sol Phys, ADS Link
  • Yalim. M. S et al. 2014: "Variations in EUV Irradiance: Comparison between LYRA, ESP, and SWAP Integrated", Advances in Astronomy, Article ID 957461, Link
  • Pesnell. W.D et al. 2014: "The Time-dependent Chemistry of Cometary Debris in the Solar Corona", ApJ, 785, 50, ADS Link
  • Temmer. M et al. 2014: "Asymmetry in the CME-CME Interaction Process for the Events from 2011 February 14-15", ApJ, 785, 85, ADS Link
  • Bain. H. M. et al. 2014: "Radio Imaging of a Type IVM Radio Burst on the 14th of August 2010", ApJ, 782, 43. ADS Link
  • Rachmeler. L. et al. 2014: "Observations of a hybrid double-streamer/pseudostreamer in the solar corona", ApJL (submitted). arXiv Link
  • Kumara, S. T. et al. 2014: "Segmentation of coronal features to understand the solar EUV and UV irradiance variability", A&A, 561, 9. ADS Link
  • Verbeeck. C. et al. 2014: "The SPoCA-suite: Software for extraction, characterization, and tracking of active regions and coronal holes on EUV images", A&A, 561, 29. ADS Link
  • Goryaev. F. et al. 2013: "Study of EUV emission and properties of a coronal streamer from PROBA2/SWAP, Hinode/EIS and Mauna Loa Mk4 observations", ApJ. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Panesar et al. 2013: "A solar tornado triggered by flares?", Astronomy & Astrophysics. ADS Link
  • Bezrukov et al. 2013: "Isolated sunspot with a dark patch in the coronal emission" Baltic Astron. ADS Link
  • Raulin et al. 2013: "Response of the low ionosphere to X-ray and Lyman-A solar flare emission" JGR. ADS Link
  • Seaton et al. 2013: "SWAP Observations of the Long-Term, Large-Scale Evolution of the EUV Solar Corona" ApJ. ADS Link
  • Raftery et al. 2013: "Temperature Response of the 171 Å Passband of the SWAP Imager on PROBA2, with a Comparison to TRACE, SOHO, STEREO, and SDO" Solar Physics. ADS Link
  • Shapiro et al. 2013: "Detection of Solar Rotational Variability in the Large Yield RAdiometer (LYRA) 190 - 222 nm Spectral Band.", Solar Physics. ADS Link
  • Bazin et al. 2013: "Prominence Cavity Regions Observed Using SWAP 174 Å Filtergrams and Simultaneous Eclipse Flash Spectra" Solar Physics ADS Link SolPhys Link arXiv Link
  • Mierla et al. 2013: "Study of a Prominence Eruption using PROBA2/SWAP and STEREO/EUVI Data." Solar Physics ADS Link SolPhys Link arXiv Link
  • Fainshtein et al. 2013: "Investigation of CME properties using the data of SDO and PROBA2 spacecraft" Cosmic Research. ADS Link
  • Tun & Vourlidas. 2012: "Derivation of the magnetic field in a coronal mass ejection core via multi-frequency radio imaging" ApJ. ADS Link
  • Slemzin et al. 2012*: "Signatures of the slow solar wind streams from active regions in the inner corona." Solar Physics ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Fainshtein et al. 2012: "Study of CME properties using high resolution data." ADS Link
  • Kretzschmar et al. 2012: "Extreme ultraviolet solar irradiance during the rising phase of solar cycle 24 observed by PROBA2/LYRA" Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate ADS Link
  • Kretzschmar et al. 2012: "Sun-as-a-Star Observation of Flares in Lyman α by the PROBA2/LYRA Radiometer" Solar Physics. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Kienreich et al. 2012*: "STEREO-A and PROBA2 Quadrature Observations of Reflections of three EUV Waves from a Coronal Hole." Solar Physics. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Bonte et al. 2012: "SoFAST: Automated Flare Detection with the PROBA2/SWAP EUV Imager" Solar Physics. ADS Link
  • Dolla et al. 2012: "Time delays in quasi-periodic pulsations observed during the X2.2 solar flare on 2011 February 15." ApJL, 749, L16. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Filippov, Koutchmy & Tavabi 2012* : "Formation of a White-Light Jet Within a Quadrupolar Magnetic Configuration." Solar Physics. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Shapiro et al. 2012: "Eclipses observed by LYRA - a sensitive tool to test the models for the solar irradiance." Submitted. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Zuccarello et al. 2012: "The role of photospheric shearing motions in a filament eruption related to the 2010 April 3 coronal mass ejection." A&A, 537, 28. ADS Link
  • Cessateur et al. 2011*: "Monitoring the solar UV irradiance spectrum from the observation of a few passbands." A&A, 528, 68. ADS Link
  • Pasachoff et al. 2011: "Structure and Dynamics of the 2010 July 11 Eclipse White-light Corona." ApJ, 734, 114. ADS Link
  • Seaton et al. 2011: "SWAP-SECCHI Observations of a Mass-loading Type Solar Eruption." ApJL, 727, L10. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Shugay et al. 2011*: "Hierarchical approach to forecasting recurrent solar wind streams." Solar System Research, 45, pp.546-556. ADS Link
  • Temmer et al. 2011: "Influence of the Ambient Solar Wind Flow on the Propagation Behavior of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections." ApJ, 743, 101. ADS Link arXiv Link
  • Van Doorsselaere et al. 2011: "LYRA Observations of Two Oscillation Modes in a Single Flare." ApJ, 740, 90. ADS Link
  • Habbal et al. 2011: "Thermodynamics of the Solar Corona and Evolution of the Solar Magnetic Field as inferred from the Total Solar Eclipse Observations of 2010 July 11." ApJ, 734, 120. ADS Link
  • Chandrasekhar et al. 2012*: "Dynamics of Coronal Bright Points as seen by Sun Watcher using Active Pixel System detector and Image Processing (SWAP), Atmospheric Imaging Assembly AIA), and Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI)." Solar Physics. arXiv Link
  • Kumara et al. 2011*: "Preliminary Results on Irradiance Measurements from Lyra and Swap." Adv. Astron. 2012. ADS Link
  • Egorova et al. 2008: "Reconstruction of the solar spectral UV irradiance for nowcasting of the middle atmosphere state on the basis of LYRA measurements" Atmos. Chem. Physics. ADS Link

PROBA2 reference and overview papers

The following publications are SWAP and LYRA reference papers.

SWAP Instrument Papers:

  • Seaton et al. 2013, "The SWAP EUV Imaging Telescope Part I: Instrument Overview and Pre-Flight Testing", Solar PhysicsADS Link
  • Halain et al. 2013, "The SWAP EUV Imaging Telescope. Part II: In-flight Performance and Calibration", Solar PhysicsADS Link

Technical paper on SWAP's novel use of an APS detector for solar physics:

  • De Groof et al. 2008: "CMOS-APS Detectors for Solar Physics: Lessons Learned during the SWAP Preflight Calibration", Solar Physics249, 147. ADS Link

LYRA Instrument Paper:

  • Dominique et al. 2013: "The LYRA Instrument Onboard PROBA2: Description and In-Flight Performance", Solar Physics. ADS Link

Other PROBA2 and PROBA2 Science Center Papers:

  • Santandrea et al. 2013: "PROBA2: Mission and Spacecraft Overview" Solar Physics. ADS Link
  • Zender et al. 2013: "The Projects for Onboard Autonomy (PROBA2) Science Centre: Sun Watcher Using APS Detectors and Image Processing (SWAP) and Large-Yield Radiometer (LYRA) Science Operations and Data Products.", Solar Physics. ADS Link
  • Berghmans et al. 2006, "SWAP onboard PROBA 2, a new EUV imager for solar monitoring.", Advances in Space Research, 38, Issue 8, 1807. ADS Link
  • Halain et al. 2012: "First light of SWAP on-board PROBA2." SPIE proceedings 7732, pp. 77320P. ADS Link
  • Hochedez et al. 2006, "LYRA, a solar UV radiometer on Proba2", Advances in Space Research, 37, Issue 2, 303. ADS Link
  • BenMoussa et. al. 2009: "Pre-flight calibration of LYRA, the solar VUV radiometer on board PROBA2." A&A, 508, 1085. ADS Link
  • BenMoussa et. al. 2013: "On-Orbit Degradation of Solar Instruments." Solar Physics. ADS Link

Some PROBA2 papers are not available via ADS, but are nonetheless useful overview papers:

  • Gantois et al. 2010: "BIG YEAR FOR SMALL SATELLITE - ESA’s second in-orbit technology demonstration mission: Proba-2." ESA bulletin 144. PDF file