|Title||V407 Lup, a magnetic nova|
|Author||Dr Marina Orio|
|Description||We propose an XMM-Newton observation of V407 Lup, a nova in outburst in 2016, thought to be an intermediate polar, as it settles back into quiescence. The goal is to learn about the physics of this special type of novae by measuring the spectrum and the white dwarf rotation period in the early phase of inter-outburst magnetic accretion, and possibly by monitoring the final quenching of thermonuclear burning, which may end at the poles of the magnetic white dwarf later than on the rest of the accreted envelope. During its eruption, V407 Lup has been the object of a detailed multiwavelength study by our group. We intend to follow up and explore how the magnetic field modulates the secular evolution.|
|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, 2021-03-17T00:00:00Z, 084464, 18.02_20200221_1200. https://doi.org/10.57780/esa-8tcfcs8|