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Fermi

(FGST, GLAST, Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope)
(satellite for studying gamma rays)

Fermi (i.e., the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope or FGST, formerly the Gamma-ray large Area Space Telescope or GLAST) is a NASA space telescope for observing gamma rays. Fermi was launched in 2008 and is still operational in 2019. Instruments:

The LAT survey has assisted in finding gamma-ray pulsars, a good number of which are millisecond pulsars.


(telescope,spacecraft,NASA,gamma rays)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermi_Gamma-ray_Space_Telescope
http://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/
https://spacenews.com/astronomy-missions-pass-senior-review/
PrefixExample  
0FGL0FGL J0614.3-3330LAT Bright Source
1FGL1FGL J1231.1-1410LAT First-year Source
2FGL2FGL J0143.6-5844LAT Second-year Source
3FHL3FHL J1823.3-1339LAT hard source, third cataloghttps://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017ApJS..232...18A/abstract
FermiFermi J0109+6134 

Referenced by pages:
gamma rays (GR)
HEASARC
NASA

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