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Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

(CGRO, GRO)
(1990s space observatory for gamma ray observation)

The Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO or GRO) was a spacecraft observing gamma rays. It was launched in 1991 and functioned until 2000. Instruments include:

CGRO carried out some surveys and caught gamma-ray bursts including a strong burst in 1999.


(telescope,gamma rays,spacecraft,NASA,transients,past)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CGRO
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/cgro/index.html
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
41pm7.3EHz30keVbeginCompton Gamma Ray Observatory
62pm4.9EHz20keVendCompton Gamma Ray Observatory
PrefixExample  
GROGRO J1655-40 

Referenced by pages:
gamma rays (GR)
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
NASA

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