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Name 014879
Title Investigating the Coronal Emission from CC Eri


DOI https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-uoq93pg
Author Dr Hilary Magee
Description CC Eri is a binary flare star, with a short orbital period of 1.56 days.
Previous observations have shown it to be variable at optical, UV, radio and
X-ray wavelengths. We propose to observe CC Eri with both the X-ray instruments
and the Optical Monitor to investigate the thermal structure of the corona, both
during quiescent periods and during the occurrence of any flare. Time-dependent
spectroscopy will be used to look for variations in elemental abundances,
densities and emission measures during flares, to be compared with solar flares.
Flare decay profiles will be modelled to determine loop lengths and reconnection
Publication No observations found associated with the current proposal
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2003-08-08T06:13:49Z/2003-08-08T19:41:48Z
Version 17.56_20190403_1200
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 2004-09-12T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, Dr Hilary Magee, 2004, 014879, 17.56_20190403_1200, European Space Agency, https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-uoq93pg