Access links to all solar data produced at OCA and their related data use policies

BASS2000 archives and distributes groundbased solar observations provided by various instruments: the THEMIS telescop, the RadioHéliographe and Réseau Décamétrique of Nancay, the SpectroHéliographes of Meudon and Coimbra, the Coronographe and CLIMSO of Pic du Midi, USET at Royal Observatory of Belgium ...

Access to Solar Survey Archive (BASS2000)

PICARD-SOL Data Use Policy:

The PICARD-SOL data are freely available with one restriction: If you use the data or some product based on the data in a published paper, we ask you to quote the given reference and to include an acknowledgment as follows:

"This work utilizes data obtained by the PICARD-SOL instruments which are operated by the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur (OCA) and Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales (LATMOS) with the support of the Centre National Etude Spatiale (CNES) and Programme National Soleil-Terre (PNST)."

or (short version):

"Data were acquired by PICARD-SOL instruments operated by OCA and LATMOS with CNES and PNST support"


Meftah, M., Corbard, T., Irbah, A., Ikhlef, R., Morand, F., Renaud, C., Hauchecorne, A., Assus, P., Borgnino, J., Chauvineau, B., Crepel, M., Dalaudier, F., Damé, L., Djafer, D., Fodil, M., Lesueur, P., Poiet, G., Rouzé, M., Sarkissian, A., Ziad, A. and Laclare, F. "Ground-based measurements of the solar diameter during the rising phase of solar cycle 24", Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 569, p. 60 (2014) (doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201423598) (hal-01068755)

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DORAYSOL data Use Policy

All publications based upon DORAYSOL data must contain the following footnote or acknowledgment and quote the given reference:

"This work utilizes data obtained by the DORAYSOL instrument, operated by the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur (OCA)"

or (short version):

"Data were acquired by the DORAYSOL instrument operated by OCA"


Morand, F., Delmas, C., Corbard, T., Chauvineau, B., Irbah, A., Fodil, M. and Laclare, F. "Solar radius measurements with the DORAYSOL instrument (1999-2006) at the Calern site of the observatoire de la Côte d'Azur", Comptes Rendus Physique, vol. 11, pp. 660-673 (2010) (doi:10.1016/j.crhy.2010.10.003) (hal-00540499)

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ASTROSOL data Use Policy

All publications based upon Solar Astrolabe data must contain the following footnote or acknowledgment:

"This work utilizes data obtained by the Solar Astrolabe instrument, operated by Francis Laclare at the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur (OCA)"

(short version)

"Data were acquired by the Solar Astrolabe instrument operated by F. Laclare at OCA" 

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