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RXTE

(Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer)
(space mission to time X-ray variations)

RXTE (or Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer) was a NASA X-ray space mission in operation from 1995 to 2016. Its goal was observing X-ray from Compact Objects (such as X-ray Pulsars (PSR)) including timing information of their pulses and variations.

Instruments:

  • ASM - All Sky Monitor.
  • PCA - Proportional Counter Array.
  • HEXTE - High Energy X-ray Timing Experiment.

(x-ray,telescope,space,NASA,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossi_X-ray_Timing_Explorer
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/xte/XTE.html
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/missions/rxte.html
http://xte.mit.edu/
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
XTEXTE J1755-324RXTE 

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