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Name 006775
Title Quiescent Emission From Transient Type I X-Ray Bursters
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DOI 10.5270/esa-ui8rnx4
Author Dr Robert Rutledge
Description We propose precision spectroscopy for four quiescent neutron stars (NSs). The quiescent luminosities are due at least in part and perhaps entirely to thermal emission, powered by reactions in the deep crust, from the NS surface. Fits to previous observations with realistic H atmosphere spectral models find emission area radii consistent with that of a NS (10 km). We will use the unparalleled spectral capabilities of XMM to measure the radius-distance of these sources to 10 percent. Only if accretion occurs in quiescence can metals be present in the photosphere; for metalicities down to as low as Z=0.03 Zsun, we will then measure the surface gravitational redshift, and constrain the NS equation of state.
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Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2001-08-20T10:38:19Z/2004-04-19T21:14:01Z
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 2005-06-09T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2005-06-09T00:00:00Z, 006775, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-ui8rnx4