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IRAS

(Infrared Astronomical Satellite)
(1983 satellite that surveyed the sky in infrared)

IRAS (for Infrared Astronomical Satellite) was operating in 1983, surveying 250,000 infrared sources at 12, 25, 60, and 100 micrometers. Instruments:

Catalogs produced include:


(telescope,infrared,spacecraft,NASA,NIVR,SERC,past)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRAS
http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/Missions/iras.html
PrefixExample  
FSCFSC 10214+4724Faint Source Catalog
IRASIRAS 16399-0937 
PSCPSC 09104+4109Point Source Catalog

Referenced by pages:
ALMA-PILS Survey
cosmic infrared background (CIB)
IPAC
NASA

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