BackForward Satellite: Coronas-F 

Satellite details
Acronym Coronas-F
Full name Complex Orbital Observations Near-Earth of Activity of the Sun - F
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the Coronas programme.
  • Main mission: solar processes observation.
Mass at launch 2260 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from several scientific institutes, main: Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism (IZMIRAN), Moskow.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 550 km
Inclination 82.5 °


Space agency Roscosmos
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 31 Jul 2001 EOL 06 Dec 2005
Last update: 2015-07-27
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Coronas-F

Acronym Full name
TEREK-C Solar XUV Telescope/Coronagraph
RES-C Solar X-ray Spectral Polarimeter
DIOGENESS Diagnostic of Energy Sources and Sinks in Flares
HELICON Solar X-ray and gamma-ray Scintillation Spectrometer
IRIS Solar Burst Spectrometer
SUFR-Sp-C Solar UV Radiometer
VUSS Vacuum UV Solar spectrum
DIFOS Solar Flux Optical Photometer
SORS Solar Radiospectrometer
SKL-particles Solar Cosmic-ray Spectrometer Complex - particles
SPR-N Solar X-ray Polarimeter
RESIK X-ray Spectrometer
AVS Amplitude-time Spectrum Analyser
RPS-1 X-ray Semi-conductor Spectrometer
IMAP-5 Three-axis Magnetometer
SKL-rad Solar Cosmic-ray Spectrometer Complex - radiation
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