A dataset provided by the European Space Agency

Name 076280
Title The Planck Cluster Cosmological Sample


DOI https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-g1668pp
Author Dr William Forman
Description The Planck Cosmological Reference Sample of 189 SZ-selected provides the opportunity to define the low redshift benchmark for cluster evolution studies. To completely characterize the sample requires 12 XMM-Newton observations, each sufficient to measure the key mass proxy M_{YX} to an accuracy of 5% or better. In addition, the observations will enable detailed studies of cluster scaling relations, measurement of the scatter around these relations, and enable improvements in the Planck SZ measurements using accurate X-ray determined positions and sizes. The ultimate goal is to compare high z and low z cluster samples to constrain cosmological parameters as well as to understand any differences between X-ray and SZ cluster selection functions.
Publication No observations found associated with the current proposal
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2015-04-18T01:29:55Z/2016-02-17T06:28:32Z
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 2017-03-18T23:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2017-03-18T23:00:00Z, 076280, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-g1668pp