SwSCOR (IMAGE) Southwest Research Institute Caption SwRI used internal funding to develop SwSCOR’s three-stage lens system mounted behind a single-pylon external occulter to minimize distortion across the field of view. A polarizer wheel is placed in front of the first lens. The current Phase A study will study options for the external occulter. Credit Southwest Research Institute Usage Restrictions Images/Videos may be used by the public for educational and informational purposes only License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.