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RELIKT-1

(instrument on 1980s Soviet satellite to view the CMB)

RELIKT-1 was an instrument (or experiment) on the USSR satellite, Prognoz 9, launched in 1983. The instrument's purpose was to map radio the range of the CMB. It mapped the sky at 37GHz with an angular resolution of 5.5 degrees, and resulted in the announcement of CMB anisotropies.


(instrument,space,CMB,radio)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RELIKT-1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prognoz_9
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8.2mm37GHz153μeVRELIKT-1

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