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MAXI

(Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image)
(Japanese X-ray camera on the International Space Station)

MAXI (for Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image) is an X-ray camera on the International Space Station searching for X-ray sources and transients, monitoring the sky every 96 minutes. It went into operation (first light) in 2009.

A follow-on, iWF-MAXI for iSEEP Wide-Field MAXI will have a wider field of view.


(spacecraft,x-ray,Japanese,transients)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAXI_(ISS_Experiment)
http://iss.jaxa.jp/en/kiboexp/theme/first/maxi/
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MAXIMAXI J0556-332MAXI 

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