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eROSITA

(Extended Roentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array)
(Russian/German space X-ray telescope launched in 2019)

eROSITA (for Extended Roentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array) is a space X-ray Wolter telescope which is one of the instruments on the Russian Spektr-RG (SRG) space observatory. Its primary function is repeated all-sky surveys, covering up to 10 keV, aiming to observe the effects of dark energy.


(survey,space,telescope,instrument,X-ray,imager,dark energy,all sky,German)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EROSITA
http://www.mpe.mpg.de/eROSITA

Referenced by pages:
HEASARC
Lagrangian point
Spektr-RG (SRG)
Wolter telescope

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