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Cosmic Background Explorer

(COBE)
(1989 satellite for looking at the CMB)

The Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) was a satellite to survey the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), launched in 1989 with a 4-year life.

Instruments:


(telescope,infrared,microwave,space,CMB,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Background_Explorer
http://lambda.gsfc.nasa.gov/product/cobe/

Referenced by:
Cosmic Infrared Background (CIB)
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

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