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HEAO-2

(High Energy Astrophysics Observatory 2, Einstein Observatory, HEAO B)
(1978 x-ray observatory space mission)

HEAO-2 (for High Energy Astrophysics Observatory 2, aka Einstein Observatory or HEAO B) was a NASA X-ray observatory in space from 1978 to 1982. It was a follow-on to HEAO-1.

Instruments:

  • HRI - High Resolution Imaging camera.
  • IPC - Imaging Proportional Counter.
  • SSS - Solid State Spectrometer.
  • FPCS - Bragg Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer.
  • MPC - Monitor Proportional Counter.
  • BBFS - Broad Band Filter Spectrometer.
  • OGS - Objective Grating spectrometer.

(x-ray,telescope,space,NASA,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein_Observatory
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
1ES1ES 0414+009HEAO-2Einstein Slew Survey
2E2E 0050.1-7247HEAO-2Einstein Soft X-ray Source List

Referenced by:
HEAO-1
NASA

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