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Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

(observatory-satellite for detecting gamma rays)

The Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO) was a spacecraft observing gamma rays. It was launched in 1991 and functioned until 2000. Instruments include:

CGRO finished some surveys and caught gamma-ray bursts including a strong burst in 1999.

(telescope,gamma rays,spacecraft,NASA,transients,past)
GROGRO J0422+32Compton Gamma Ray Observatory 

Referenced by:
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)