EXOSAT


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EXOSATEuropean X-Ray Observatory Satellite (European Space Agency)
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X-ray Sleuth "Exosat is unique in the scope of the X-ray investigations it can tackle.
The so-called galactic ridge X-ray emission was first detected more than two decades ago using early X-ray observatories such as HEAO-1 and Exosat.
During the past 15 years, several sounding rockets, both Voyager space-craft, and the X-ray satellite EXOSAT have all viewed stars in the extreme ultraviolet.