Observatories in Space
by Catherine Turon
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 50
This short book presents a few striking examples of astrophysics space observatories and of major results spanning from the Solar neighborhood and our Galaxy to external galaxies, quasars and the cosmological background.
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