TITLE

Satellite star survey spices up study of hot sources

AUTHOR(S)
Henbest, Nigel
PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;9/28/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1788, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a survey collected by the Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT) of the sky at very short ultraviolet wavelengths. The ROSAT turned up a thousand very hot astronomical objects, both in our galaxy and beyond.
ACCESSION #
9110212688

 

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