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Uhuru

(X-ray Explorer Satellite, SAS-A, SAS 1, Explorer 42, Small Astronomical Satellite 1)
(1970 satellite X-ray telescope)

Uhuru was a space-based X-ray telescope launched by NASA in 1970 for a 3-year mission, surveying the sky at a 30 arcmin angular resolution, to about 1.5 × 10-18joule/cm2/sec over 2-20 keV.


(X-ray,telescope,spacecraft,NASA,past)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uhuru_(satellite)
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/uhuru/uhuru.html
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/W3Browse/uhuru/uhuru4.html
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
62pm4.84EHz20keVbeginUhuru
625pm0.48EHz2.0keVendUhuru
PrefixExample  
2U2U 1957+40Uhuru Second Catalog
4U4U 0241+61Uhuru Fourth Catalog

Referenced by pages:
NASA

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