Welcome to IRSOL

We would like to welcome you to the Istituto Ricerche Solari Locarno (IRSOL).

IRSOL is a research institute devoted to solar physics. The quality of its instrumentation – result of decades of evolution – allows for unique observations in the field of high precision solar spectropolarimetry.

Specola solare

Near IRSOL there is another solar observatory dedicated to sunspot observations: Specola Solare Ticinese