Astrophysics (Index)About


(FGST, GLAST, Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope)
(satellite for studying gamma rays)

Fermi (i.e., the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope or FGST, formerly the Gamma-ray large Area Space Telescope or GLAST) is a NASA space telescope for observing gamma rays. Fermi was launched in 2008 and is still operational in 2019. Instruments:

The LAT survey has assisted in finding gamma-ray pulsars, a good number of which are millisecond pulsars.

(telescope,spacecraft,NASA,gamma rays)
Further reading:
0FGL0FGL J0614.3-3330LAT Bright Source
1FGL1FGL J1231.1-1410LAT First-year Source
2FGL2FGL J0143.6-5844LAT Second-year Source
3FHL3FHL J1823.3-1339LAT hard source, third catalog
FermiFermi J0109+6134 
FGLFGL J1651.6-4621ambiguous

Referenced by pages:
gamma rays (GR)