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RELIKT-1

(instrument on 1980s Soviet satellite to view the CMB)

RELIKT-1 was an instrument (or experiment) on the USSR satellite, Prognoz 9, launched in 1983. The instrument's purpose was to map radio within the frequency-range of the CMB. It mapped the sky at 37 GHz with an angular resolution of 5.5 degrees, and resulted in the announcement of CMB anisotropies.


(instrument,space,CMB,radio)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RELIKT-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prognoz_9
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8.2mm37GHz153μeVRELIKT-1

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