Astrophysics (index)

Infrared Space Observatory

(ISO)
(60cm infrared space telescope)

The Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) was a space telescope in operation from 1995 to 1998, operated by the European Space Agency (ESA). Instruments:

  • ISOCAM - Infrared (IR) Camera
  • ISOPHOT - Photo-polarimeter
  • SWS - Short Wave Spectrometer (2.4-45 micrometer)
  • LWS - Long Wave Spectrometer (45-196.8 micrometer)

Targets included Star-Forming Regions (SFR), Protoplanetary Disks, and solar system objects.


(telescope,reflector,space,infrared,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrared_Space_Observatory
http://iso.esac.esa.int/

Referenced by:
CEA Service d'Astrophysique (CEA SAp)
European Space Agency (ESA)
IPAC

index