Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory

Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory

Geophysical measurements and research since 1914

SGO, located 120 km north of the Arctic Circle in Finland, is an independent department of the University of Oulu.

 
Address:
Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory
Tähteläntie 62 Phone: Staff list
FIN-99600 Sodankylä
FINLAND e-mail: Contact us
 
Co-ordinates:
Geographic: 67° 22' N, 26° 38' E, 180 m
Geomagnetic*: 64.1°, 119.2°, -23.2°, dip = 80.0°
Corrected geomagnetic*: 64.1°, 106.7°, L=5.25
* IGRF-11 model for 2010

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News

5.10.2021
The Minister of Science and Culture visited the Sodankylä space campus in Tähtelä
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13.9.2021
HEMERA flight successfull
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11.9.2021
HEMERA onnistunut laukaisu (finnish only)
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16.8.2021
Laplands regional threat assessment has been updated (finnish only)
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20.4.2021
Aurora satellite taking Lapland into space era
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Last modified: 16 September 2021, 09:56:52.