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Galaxy Evolution Explorer

(GALEX)
(observatory-satellite with 50-cm ultraviolet telescope)

The Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) was an ultraviolet space telescope launched in 2003 and in operation until 2012, run by NASA and JPL. The aim was ultraviolet exploration of the observable universe to investigate star formation in galaxies. Among the surveys were conducted with it:

GALEX MCAT is a Merged Catalog.


(telescope,spacecraft,ultraviolet,NASA,JPL,past)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GALEX
http://www.galex.caltech.edu/
http://galex.stsci.edu/
PrefixExample  
GALEX ASCGALEX ASC J011136.63+225357.5or GALEXASC, "all sky catalog"

Referenced by pages:
AEGIS
COLD GASS
GALEX Arecibo SDSS Survey (GASS)
NASA
ultraviolet (UV)
ultraviolet astronomy
WiggleZ

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