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Astronomische Nederlandse Satelliet

Astronomische Nederlandse Satelliet

The ANS flight spare satellite

The ANS flight spare satellite. (Credit: Public Domain)

Lifetime: August 1974 - June 1977

Country (primary): Netherlands and United States

Primary Science

The primary instruments on the Astronomische Nederlandse Satelliet, or ANS for short, were telescopes for ultraviolet and X-ray observations of cosmic sources.

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A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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