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Chandra X-ray Observatory

(CXO, Chandra, AXAF, Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility)
(space X-ray telescope)

Chandra X-ray Observatory (Chandra or CXO, early on called Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF) is an X-ray observing satellite launched 1999 and still operating in 2021. Instruments (the SIM, i.e., Science Instrument Module):

Chandra projects to carry out lengthy X-ray observation of objects have been labeled X-ray Visionary Projects (XVPs).


(telescope,X-ray,spacecraft,NASA)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_X-ray_Observatory
http://chandra.harvard.edu/
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/main/index.html
PrefixExample  
CXCCXCGC J174512.0-285754 
CXOCXO CDFS J033225.3-274219 
CXOM31CXOM31 J004253.1+411422within M31
CXOUCXOU J132527.6-430023"unregistered"

Referenced by pages:
ACIS
AEGIS
AXIS
Boötes Field
Cassiopeia A
Canadian Cluster Comparison Project (CCCP)
Chandra Deep Field North (CDFN)
Chandra Deep Field South (CDFS)
Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS)
COUP
DEVILS
Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey (ECDFS)
grazing incidence optics (GIO)
GOODS
HEASARC
LABOCA Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Submillimetre Survey (LESS)
Lynx
MIGHTEE
NASA
observatory (obs.)

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