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PoGO+ the light-weight Polarized Gamma-ray Observer

PoGO+ the light-weight Polarized Gamma-ray Observer

| September 20, 2016

The experiment was designed to measure the polarization of soft gamma rays in the 25 keV – 80 keV energy range. The scientific gondola was carried by a balloon. After a mission time of 163.5 hours, the gondola was cut from the balloon at 23:40 on 18th July and landed by parachute approximately 50 minutes later […]

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