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Galaxy Evolution Explorer

(GALEX)
(observatory-satellite with 50cm ultraviolet telescope)

The Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) is an Ultraviolet (UV) space telescope launched in 2003 and in service into 2012, run by NASA and JPL. The aim was ultraviolet exploration of the observable universe to investigate Star Formation (SF) in galaxies. A number of surveys were conducted with it.


(telescope,space,ultraviolet,NASA,JPL,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GALEX
http://www.galex.caltech.edu/

Referenced by:
COLD GASS
GALEX Arecibo SDSS Survey (GASS)
NASA
WiggleZ

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