gamma-ray astronomy(redirected from Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory)
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The branch of astronomy that uses observations of emissions in the gamma-ray part of electromagnetic spectrum to study extraterrestrial sources such as stars and galaxies.
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(Astronomy) the investigation of cosmic gamma rays, such as those from quasars
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