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Name 067777
Title The ultimate XMM extragalactic survey [a]


DOI https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-1s3bab8
Author European Space Agency
Description We propose a 10-40ks/field XMM survey over 50 deg2, designed to constrain the
dark energy equation of state using the 600 - 1,400 clusters of galaxies that we
will detect. The constraints that we will achieve on w_0 and w_a, of 0.7 and 2.4
(10ks coverage) and 0.4 and 1.2 (40ks coverage) are at the level of the ultimate
Stage-IV DETF accuracy estimates achievable by cluster studies. This survey will
also have lasting legacy value for cluster scaling laws and studies of AGN and
Publication No observations found associated with the current proposal
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2012-05-21T03:44:05Z/2012-05-22T18:09:16Z
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 2012-06-01T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2012, The Ultimate Xmm Extragalactic Survey Square_Bracket_Openasquare_Bracket_Close, 17.56_20190403_1200, European Space Agency, https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-1s3bab8