A dataset provided by the European Space Agency

Name 010909
Title The Soft Excess Spectrum of LMC X-3


DOI https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-nq6vkpz
Author Prof Keith Mason
Description GT- We plan to examine the spectrum of the soft X-ray component of the black hole binary candidate LMC X-3.
Publication No observations found associated with the current proposal
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2000-11-24T22:26:27Z/2000-11-25T07:13:58Z
Mission Description The European Space Agency's (ESA) X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton) was launched by an Ariane 504 on December 10th 1999. XMM-Newton is ESA's second cornerstone of the Horizon 2000 Science Programme. It carries 3 high throughput X-ray telescopes with an unprecedented effective area, and an optical monitor, the first flown on a X-ray observatory. The large collecting area and ability to make long uninterrupted exposures provide highly sensitive observations.
Since Earth's atmosphere blocks out all X-rays, only a telescope in space can detect and study celestial X-ray sources. The XMM-Newton mission is helping scientists to solve a number of cosmic mysteries, ranging from the enigmatic black holes to the origins of the Universe itself. Observing time on XMM-Newton is being made available to the scientific community, applying for observational periods on a competitive basis.
Creator Contact https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/xmm-newton/xmm-newton-helpdesk
Date Published 2002-03-14T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2002-03-14T00:00:00Z, 010909, PPS_NOT_AVAILABLE. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-nq6vkpz