Ginga
21 Sep 2009
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Ginga, or Astro-C, was a Japanese spacecraft that carried three X-ray astronomy experiments. It studied the time variability of X-rays from active galaxies.

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​Ginga

ISAS/JAXA

RAL Space Involvement
Astro C

Subject
X- ray Astronomy

Main Objectives
To observe all classes of cosmic X-ray sources then known.

Launch Date
5 February 1987

Partners
Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science​, University of Leicester, Osaka University

Further Project Information
ISAS​



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