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infrared astronomy

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The branch of astronomy that uses observations of emissions in the infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum to study extraterrestrial sources such as stars, planets, galaxies, and interstellar gas and dust clouds.

infrared astronomy

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(Astronomy) the study of radiations from space in the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum
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NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP taking off just before sunset from Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California on Sept.
NEW YORK -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) completed its first test flight following extensive aircraft modification and telescope integration at L-3 Integrated Systems in Waco, Texas.
For the second occultation on July 10, the researchers will also enlist NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- NASA's "flying" telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aboard a highly modified Boeing 747SP jetliner, began its fourth series of science flights on Feb.
Astronomers are eagerly waiting to begin use of a new instrument to study celestial objects: a high-resolution, mid-infrared spectrograph mounted on NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), the world's largest flying telescope.
The Astronomy Educator/Program Manager will participate in NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, which will become a flying classroom for educators in the next few months.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, was significantly modified in order to mount a 2.
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center hosted the debut of SOFIA -- the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy -- a modified Boeing 747 that carries a 45,000-pound telescope.
The measurements are based on images captured by NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) - a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Center.
NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, will become a flying classroom for teachers during research flights in the next few months.

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