|Characterizing a 100 kpc long galaxy tail in the outskirts of the A119 cluster
|Dr Christine Jones
|Ram pressure stripping of interstellar gas from galaxies in clusters has significant impacts on galaxy evolution as well as on the heavy element enrichment of the intracluster gas. We propose deep XMM-Newton observations to characterize the long (100 kpc) X-ray tail associated with the early type galaxy CGCG 384-028 in the outskirts of the A119 cluster. This observation will help constrain the history of the mixing of the stripped enriched galaxy ISM with the hot cluster gas.
|No observations found associated with the current proposal
|EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
|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
|European Space Agency, 2016, 076034, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-ukqhbak