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Source: Russia Federal Space

The first passage of the orbital Observatory “Spektr-RG” over the territory of Russia from 21:18 to 02:40 GMT 13 Jul 2019 watched the Director of the Observatory of the Kuban State University, head of the center of astronomy and space FOR the Russian geographical society Alexander Ivanov with a telescope MAK 254 mm/1200 mm, installed in the Observatory of the Kuban state University.The video shows the passage of the upper stage “DM-03” and the spacecraft “Spektr-RG”. The movement took place in the constellation Chanterelles, densely populated area of the milky way.

Below are the average image of the upper stage and a space Observatory, made on 13 July 2019 from 21:18 to 02:40 GMT.

“Spektr-RG” — Russian project with German participation in the creation of the space Observatory in the neighborhood of the libration point L2 of the system “Sun – Earth” to study the Universe in x-ray range of electromagnetic radiation. The spacecraft was launched on 13 July 2019 with the help of the carrier rocket “proton-M” and upper stage “DM-03” from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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