|Title||Generic ToO-DDT Proposal for AO10|
|Author||Dr NORBERT SCHARTEL (PS)|
|Description||1: IGR J05414-6858 2: SGR J1834.9-0846 3: IGR J17361-4441 4: XMMSL1 J061313.2-274206 7: OJ 287 8: Swift 2058+0516 (Sw2058) 9: Mars 10: NGC3690 11: XMMSL1 J063045.9-603110|
|Publication||No observations found associated with the current proposal|
|Instrument||EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2|
|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, 2013-01-26T00:00:00Z, 067938, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-txc1xz0|