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Infrared Astronomical Satellite

(IRAS)
(1983 satellite that surveyed the sky in infrared)

The Infrared (IR) Astronomical Satellite (IRAS) was operating in 1983, surveying 250,000 infrared sources at 12, 25, 60, and 100 micrometers. Catalogs produced include the IRAS-PSC (IRAS Point Source Catalog) and the IRAS-FSC (IRAS Faint Source Catalog).


(telescope,infrared,space,NASA,NIVR,SERC,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRAS
http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/Missions/iras.html
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
IRAS FIRAS F00521-7054Infrared Astronomical SatelliteFSC (Faint Source Catalog)
IRASIRAS 16399-0937Infrared Astronomical Satellite 

Referenced by:
Cosmic Infrared Background (CIB)
IPAC
NASA

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