Astrophysics (Index)About


(International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory)
(European gamma ray observatory-satellite)

INTEGRAL (for International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory) is a European Space Agency gamma-ray telescope in space, launched in 2002 and still in operation in 2020. Instruments included:

The IBAS (INTEGRAL Burst Alert System) is a system for prompt alerting of potential observers of gamma-ray bursts. IBIS has two sets of detectors, ISGRI ("INTEGRAL soft gamma-ray imager") and PICsIT ("pixellated imaging CsI telescope", CsI for thallium-activated cesium-iodide scintillator).

(telescope,gamma rays,spacecraft,ESA,European,cosmic rays)
Further reading:
IGRIGR J00158+5605 

Referenced by pages:
Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
Centre national d'ètudes spatiales (CNES)
cosmic rays (CR)
European Space Agency (ESA)
gamma rays (GR)