(Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image)
(Japanese X-ray camera on the International Space Station)
MAXI (for Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image) is
a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) X-ray camera on the International Space Station
searching for X-ray sources and transients,
monitoring the sky every 96 minutes.
It went into operation (first light) in 2009.
A follow-on, iWF-MAXI for iSEEP Wide-Field MAXI
will have a wider field of view.
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