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INTEGRAL

(International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory)
(European gamma ray observatory-satellite)

INTEGRAL (for International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory) is a European Space Agency gamma-ray telescope in space, launched in 2002 and still in operation in 2020. Instruments included:

The IBAS (INTEGRAL Burst Alert System) is a system for prompt alerting of potential observers of gamma-ray bursts. IBIS has two sets of detectors, ISGRI ("INTEGRAL soft gamma-ray imager") and PICsIT ("pixellated imaging CsI telescope", CsI for thallium-activated cesium-iodide scintillator).


(telescope,gamma rays,spacecraft,ESA,European,cosmic rays)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/INTEGRAL
http://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/integral
https://sci.esa.int/web/integral/
http://ibas.iasf-milano.inaf.it/
PrefixExample  
IGRIGR J00158+5605 

Referenced by pages:
Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
Centre national d'ètudes spatiales (CNES)
cosmic rays (CR)
European Space Agency (ESA)
gamma rays (GR)
HEASARC

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