|Title||XMM guided survey of the CFHTLS: a Milestone for X-ray Cluster Cosmology|
|Author||Dr ALEXIS FINOGUENOV|
|Description||Both X-rays and gravitational lensing are highly recognized paths to carry out cosmological studies, with several space missions being prepared: eROSITA, EUCLIDE, JDEM. Galaxy clusters which are going to be found in all those surveys will provide a quantum leap in our understanding of the Cosmology. We propose here a unique path-finder survey optimized for a joint X-ray and gravitational lensing cluster detection in the redshift range of 0.1-1. This proposal is a joint program on calibrating and extending the 400 square degree survey to pursue the measurement of dark energy to 3% accuracy achieved in a combination with WMAP, BAO and SN experiments.|
|Publication||No observations found associated with the current proposal|
|Instrument||EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2, EMOS1, EMOS2|
|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.
|Publisher And Registrant||European Space Agency|
|Credit Guidelines||European Space Agency, 2012-02-08T00:00:00Z, 065534, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-rhrmabu|