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Glossary


ADS      	Astrophysics Data System

AXAF Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility

BBXRT Broad Band X-Ray Telescope

CMA Channel Multiplier Array (EXOSAT)

EXOSAT European X-ray Observatory Satellite

FITS Flexible Image Transport System

GIS Gas Imaging Spectrometer

GOF Guest Observer Facility

GRO Gamma Ray Observatory

HEAO High Energy Astrophysics Observatory

HEASARC High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center

HRI High-Resolution Imager

HUG HEASARC Users Group

IDL Interactive Data Language

IRAF NOAO's Image Reduction and Analysis Facility

IUE International Ultraviolet Explorer

LE Low Energy (EXOSAT)

LHEA Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics

ME Medium Energy (EXOSAT)

MPC Monitor Proportional Counter

NSSDC National Space Science Data Center

OGIP Office for Guest Investigator Programs

OSO Orbiting Solar Observatory

PSPC Position-Sensitive Proportional Counter

ROSAT Röntgensatellit

SIS Solid-state Imaging Spectrometer

SSS Solid State Spectrometer

XANADU Analysis package containing XSPEC, XRONOS, XIMAGE and QDP

XTE X-ray Timing Explorer


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