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Cosmic Background Explorer

(1989 satellite for observing the CMB)

The Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) was a satellite to survey the cosmic microwave background, launched in 1989 which operated for 4 years.


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Referenced by pages:
anomalous microwave emission (AME)
cosmic infrared background (CIB)
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP)