Hessdalen Observatory

Hessdalen Observatory

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Hessdalen Observatory is located at 975m altitude, on the highest mountain in the center of the Hesdalen valley. The station is in a preliminary test phase and is expected to deliver continuous data from October 2019. The observatory´s location is also well suited for aurora borealis observations.

Contact person
Full name
Bjørn Gitle Hauge
Østfold University College

Høgskolen i Østfold
B R A veien 4
1757 NO-Halden


Measured variables

Title Name Sort descending Data type Date from Date to Time resolution Instrument manufacturer Location
Air ions Charged aerosols in-situ 1 Minute DLY-6A ground
Potential Gradient PG in-situ 1 Minute Boltek ground