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    Astronomical instruments

    Astronomical instruments and techniques.

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    ABRIXAS

    Broadband Imaging X-ray All-sky Survey

    In English

    ALEXIS

    Array of Low Energy X-ray Imaging Sensors

    In English

    ANTF

    Australia Telescope National Facility (https://www.atnf.csiro.au/)

    In English

    AOT

    Alignment Optical Telescope

    In English

    ATA

    Allen Telescope Array

    In English

    ATCA

    Australian Telescope Compact Array

    In English

    ATM

    Apollo Telescope Mount

    In English

    AXAF

    Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility

    In English

    BAT

    Burst Alert Telescope

    In English

    BBXRT

    Broad Band X-Ray Telescope

    In English

    BBXRT

    Broadband X-Ray Telescope

    In English

    BCFHT

    Bulletin d’information du téléscope Canada-France-Hawaii

    In French

    CDSC

    Coupling-Display Scanning-Telescope Manual Control

    In English

    COSTAR

    Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement

    In English

    CRISTA

    Cryogenic Infrared Spectrometer Telescope for Atmosphere

    In English

    EGRET

    Energetic Gamma Ray Experiment Telescope

    In English

    EGRET

    Energetic Gamma Ray Explorer Telescope

    In English

    ELT

    Extremely Large Telescope

    In English

    EUVE
    Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer

    The abbreviation EUVE (Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer) includes abbreviations EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) and UV (Ultraviolet).

    In English

    FOS

    Faint Object Spectrograph

    In English

    FTT

    Field Test Telescope

    In English

    FUSE

    Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer

    In English

    GHRS

    Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph

    In English

    GLAST

    Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope

    In English

    HST

    Hubble Space Telescope

    In English

    HUT

    Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope

    In English

    IACT

    Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope

    In English

    ISO

    Infrared Space Observatory

    In English

    ITU

    Infrared Telescope Unit

    In English

    IUE

    International Ultraviolet Explorer

    In English

    LAIRT

    Large-Aperture Infrared Telescope

    In English

    LST

    Large Space Telescope

    In English

    LST

    Large Stellar Telescope

    In English

    MAGIC

    Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cherenkov Telescope

    In English

    MED

    Mayall Engineering Database

    In English

    MITTS

    Mobile IGOR Tracking Telescope System

    In English

    NuSTAR

    Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array

    In English

    OTA

    Optical Telescope Assembly

    In English

    RXTE

    Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer

    In English

    S&T

    Sky and Telescope

    In English

    SIRTF

    Space Infrared Telescope Facility

    In English

    SIRTF

    Shuttle Infrared Telescope Facility

    In English

    SIXA

    Silicon X-Ray Array

    In English

    SOT

    Solar Optical Telescope

    In English

    SPIRIT

    Spatial Infrared Telescope

    In English

    SPT

    South Pole Telescope (https://pole.uchicago.edu/)

    In English

    ST

    Space Telescope

    In English

    STScI

    Space Telescope Science Institute (https://www.stsci.edu/)

    In English

    SUSIM

    Solar Ultraviolet Spectral Irradiance Monitor

    In English

    TAUVEX
    Tel Aviv University Ultraviolet Explorer

    The abbreviation TAUVEX (Tel Aviv University Ultraviolet Explorer) includes the abbreviation UV (Ultraviolet).

    In English

    TETRA

    Terminal Tracking Telescope

    In English

    THEMIS

    Télescope Héliographique pour l’Étude du Magnétisme et des Instabilités

    In French

    TRE/ITU

    Teal Ruby Experiment/Infrared Telescope Unit

    In English

    UIT

    Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope

    In English

    UT

    Unit Telescope

    In English

    UVAT
    Ultraviolet Automatic Tracker

    The abbreviation UVAT (Ultraviolet Automatic Tracker) includes the abbreviation UV (Ultraviolet).

    In English

    VERITAS

    Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System

    In English

    VLT

    Very Large Telescope

    In English

    XEUS

    X-Ray Evolving Universe Spectroscopy

    In English