Infrared Space Observatory

Definitions

Astronomy

  • satellite launched in 1995 by ESA to observe both solar system and deep space objects in the infra-red and join the search for dark matter in the universe. ISO uses detectors to form true images of infrared-emitting objects in the sky, using a 60cm telescope with a gold-plated mirror.
  • acronymISO
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