Compton Gamma Ray Observatory
(observatory-satellite for detecting gamma rays)
The Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO) was a spacecraft
observing Gamma Rays. It was launched in 1991 and
functioned until 2000.
- BATSE - Burst and Transient Source Experiment.
- OSSE - Oriented Scintillation Spectrometer Experiment.
- COMPTEL - Imaging Compton Telescope.
- EGRET - Energetic Gamma Ray Experiment Telescope.
CGRO finished some Surveys and caught Gamma-Ray Bursts
including a strong burst in 1999.
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Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)