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OSO 7

(Orbiting Solar Observatory 7)
(1970s observatory-satellite for viewing the Sun)

OSO 7 (for Orbiting Solar Observatory 7) was a satellite in service from 1971 to 1974 for solar observation. Instruments included:

  • "GSFC X-ray and EUV Spectroheliograph".
  • "NRL White-Light Coronagraph".
  • "UCSD Hard Solar X-Ray Monitoring Instrument".
  • "UNH Solar Gamma-Ray Monitor".
  • "MIT Cosmic X-Ray Experiment".
  • "UCSD Cosmic X-Ray Experiment".

(telescope,solar,space,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSO_7
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/oso7/oso7.html

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