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Name 008325
Title The X-ray spectrum and evolution of SN 1987A
URL

http://nxsa.esac.esa.int/nxsa-sl/servlet/data-action-aio?obsno=0083250101

DOI 10.5270/esa-9xu3zhd
Author Prof A B
Description The X-ray flux of SN 1987A has been continuously rising since 1991. Observations in the X-ray, radio and optical indicate that the ejecta have now started to interact with the dense circumstellar material. When the supernova explosion reaches the SN ring nebula, a dramatic X-ray outburst is expected. Monitoring of SN 1987A with XMM can follow the development of a strong shock and study the chemistry in the ejecta. XMM is also best suited to detect a possible pulsar at the center of the remnant. We propose two observations 25 ksec each, to be taken about 1 and 2 years after the initial GO observation.
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Classification of...
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2001-04-08T19:49:42Z/2001-04-09T07:13:03Z
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 2002-09-21T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2002-09-21T00:00:00Z, 008325, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-9xu3zhd