OAO

OAO
U. S. Aerospace. Orbiting Astronomical Observatory: one of a series of scientific satellites that studied astronomical phenomena at ultraviolet and x-ray wavelengths.

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OAO (no periods),
Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (an unmanned satellite of NASA, designed for astronomical research from a circular orbit around the earth): »

The OAO's…study stars and nebulae in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum (Jonathan Eberhart).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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