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The Copernicus satellite, otherwise known as the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 3 (OAO-3), obtained a series of high resolution far- (900-1560 Å) and near- (1650-3150 Å) ultraviolet spectral scans of 551 objects, primarily bright stars, from 1972 to 1981.

Real Time Satellite Tracking for Copernicus

Map of Copernicus observations