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Volume 306 - XII Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources Workshop (MULTIF2017) - Astrophysics of High Energy Cosmic Sources
AGILE: ten years after
C. Pittori* on behalf of the AGILE Collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2018 May 09
Published on: 2018 May 30
AGILE is an Italian Space Agency (ASI) mission devoted to $\gamma$-ray astrophysics in the 30 MeV - 50 GeV energy range, with simultaneous X-ray imaging capability in the 18-60 keV band. Launched in April 2007, the AGILE satellite has completed its tenth year of operations in orbit with all detectors operating nominally. The small high-tech jewel, designed for an operative life of only two years, continues its mission with high efficiency, and it is substantially contributing to improve our knowledge of the high-energy sky. We present an overview of the main AGILE $\gamma$-ray satellite scientific results and discoveries.
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