ESA Bulletin 82 - Ulysses Explores the South Pole of the Sun
Publication date: 02 April 1995
Authors: Marsden, R.G.
Journal: ESA Bulletin
Page: PP. 48-55
Nearly four years after its launch by the Space Shuttle 'Discovery', the European-built spacecraft reached the most southerly point on its out-of-ecliptic orbit, 80.2 degrees south of the Sun's equator, at a distance of 2.3 AU (345 million km) from the Sun. Although it will take scientists many months to unravel fully the new and exciting data acquired by Ulysses, several important results have already emerged.Link to publication