Galaxy Evolution Explorer
(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:
- AIS - All-sky Imaging, producing the All Sky Catalog, ASC.
- DIS - Deep Imaging.
- MIS - Medium Imaging.
- NGS - Nearby Galaxy.
- MSS - Medium Spectroscopic.
GALEX MCAT is a Merged Catalog.
|Prefix||Example|| || |
|GALEX ASC||GALEX ASC J011136.63+225357.5||or GALEXASC, "all sky catalog"|| |
Referenced by pages:
GALEX Arecibo SDSS Survey (GASS)