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HEAO-1

(High Energy Astronomy Observatory 1)
(1977 x-ray observatory space mission)

The High Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 (HEAO-1) was a NASA spacecraft observing X-rays. It was launched in 1977 and and functioned until 1979. Instruments included:

  • LASS aka A1 - Large-Area Sky Survey
  • CXE aka A2 - Cosmic X-ray Experiment
  • MC aka A3 - Modulation Collimator
  • Hard X-ray / Low Energy Gamma-Ray Experiment aka A4

Among its accomplishments were x-ray sky surveys, such as the HEAO A-1 X-ray Source Catalog.

HEAO-2 was a follow-on project.


(telescope,x-ray,space,NASA,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Energy_Astronomy_Observatory_1
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/heao1/heao1.html
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
1H1H 0323+342HEAO-1HEAO A-1 X-ray Source Catalog
HH 2356-309HEAO-1various surveys on various instruments

Referenced by:
HEAO-2
NASA

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