A dataset provided by the European Space Agency

Name 040541
Title Large Scale ICM Properties of PerseusII - Correcting for Anisotropies


DOI https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-2pi3i6y
Author Dr Renato Dupke
Description Nearby galaxy clusters present a unique opportunity to study the spatial variation of the physical properties of the ICM and they also provide templates to test the biases introduced by simplifications used in the analysis of more distant clusters. Perseus stands out as the optimal choice for such analysis, due to its brightness, proximity, and ubiquitous physical properties. We propose 2 short pointings that, together with other archived ones, will allow us to fully map SN Type enrichment, gas bulk velocities, and other physical parameters up to virgul0.3-0.4 of its virial radius. This analysis will address several current issues, such as the excess SN Ia pollution in the outer cluster regions and the presence and extent of ICM velocity gradient.
Publication No observations found associated with the current proposal
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2006-08-03T07:45:51Z/2006-08-04T02:26:07Z
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 2007-09-06T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2007-09-06T00:00:00Z, 040541, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-2pi3i6y