THE "EYES" OF THE COMPTON GAMMA RAY OBSERVATORY
The Compton Observatory's four scientific instruments observe the universe
across the entire range of gamma rays. Compton can observe sources of gamma
rays 10 to 20 times fainter than any previous satellite could detect. Click
more about the different instruments.
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