Orbiting Astronomical Observatory.

Orbiting Astronomical Observatory.
See OAO.

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  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory — Concepción artística de OAO 2. La serie Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (OAO) consistió en cuatro observatorios lanzados por la NASA entre 1966 y 1972, y realizaron las primeras observaciones de alta calidad en luz ultravioleta. Aunque dos de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory. — See OAO. * * * …   Universalium

  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory — ▪ satellites       any of a series of four unmanned U.S. scientific satellites developed to observe cosmic objects from above the Earth s atmosphere. OAO 1 was launched on April 8, 1966, but its power supply failed shortly after liftoff. OAO 2,… …   Universalium

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