Purpose of the flight and payload description
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 11/22/1978
Launch site: Australian Balloon Launching Station, Alice Springs, Australia
Balloon launched by: ABLS Mildura
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 15.000.000 cuft
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 11/24/1978
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): ~ 55 hr
- Hard X-ray pulses from 4U 0900-40 Astrophysical Journal, Part 1, vol. 239, Aug. 1, 1980, p. 1010-1016
- High-energy X-ray observation of the X-ray binary 4U 1700-37 Astrophysical Journal, Part 1, vol. 237, May 1, 1980, p. 964-969.
- High-energy X-ray observations of extragalactic objects Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 94, no. 2, Feb. 1981, p. 234-237
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