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Name 010626
Title X-ray study of isolated neutron stars TS_31
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DOI 10.5270/esa-jgqf0fz
Author Dr Bernd Aschenbach
Description GT-We propose to observe two of the best candidates for isolated neutron stars (INS) discovered to date from ROSAT data. The overall observational picture is consistent with that expected from INS, either young and cooling or old and accreting from the interstellar medium. EPIC and RGS spectra have the capability to reveal spectral features of several ions from which temperature and abundances of the neutron star atmosphere can be estimated and to put unprecedented constraints on the equation of state of neutron stars. The EPIC PN-CCD will also allow to carry out a sensitive search for periodicity as found for RXJ0720-3125, important to distinguish between the proposed X-ray powering models which have strong implications on the magnetic field strength.
Publication XMM-Newton observations of the isolated neutron star RX J0806.4-4123 . Haberl, F., Zavlin, V. E., . A&A . 391-571 . 2002 . 2002A&A...391..571H ,
The thermal radiation of the isolated neutron star RX J1856.5-3754 observed with Chandra and XMM-Newton . Burwitz, V., Haberl, F., et all. . A&A . 399-1109 . 2003 . 2003A&A...399.1109B ,
The isolated neutron star X-ray pulsars RX J0420.0-5022 and RX J0806.4-4123: New X-ray and optical observations . Haberl, F., Motch, C., et all. . A&A . 424-635 . 2004 . 2004A&A...424..635H ,
XMM-Newton Discovery of 7 s Pulsations in the Isolated Neutron Star RX J1856.5-3754 . Tiengo, Andrea, Mereghetti, Sandro, . ApJ . 657-101 . 2007 . 2007ApJ...657L.101T ,
The XMM-Newton serendipitous survey. V. The Second XMM-Newton serendipitous source catalogue . Watson, M. G., Schroder, A. C., et all. . A&A . 493-339 . 2009 . 2009A&A...493..339W ,
Statistical evaluation of the flux cross-calibration of the XMM-Newton EPIC cameras . Mateos, S., Saxton, R. D., et all. . A&A . 496-879 . 2009 . 2009A&A...496..879M ,
Narrow absorption features in the co-added XMM-Newton RGS spectra of isolated neutron stars . Hohle, M. M., Haberl, F., et all. . MNRAS . 419-1525 . 2012 . 2012MNRAS.419.1525H ,
Spectral monitoring of RX J1856.5-3754 with XMM-Newton. Analysis of EPIC-pn data . Sartore, N., Tiengo, A., et all. . A&A . 541-66 . 2012 . ...,
The XMM Cluster Survey: optical analysis methodology and the first data release . Mehrtens, Nicola, Romer, A. Kathy, et all. . MNRAS . 423-1024 . 2012 . 2012MNRAS.423.1024M ,
Constraining the Spin-down of the Nearby Isolated Neutron Star RX J0806.4-4123, and Implications for the Population of Nearby Neutron Stars . Kaplan, D. L., van Kerkwijk, M. H., . ApJ . 705-798 . 2009 . 2009ApJ...705..798K ,
New Optical-Ultraviolet Counterparts and the Spectral Energy Distributions of Nearby, Thermally Emitting, Isolated Neutron Stars . Kaplan, D. L., Kamble, A., et all. . ApJ . 736-117 . 2011 . 2011ApJ...736..117K ,
A Search for New Galactic Magnetars in Archival Chandra and XMM-Newton Observations . Muno, M. P., Gaensler, B. M., et all. . ApJ . 680-639 . 2008 . 2008ApJ...680..639M ,
AXPs and X-ray-dim isolated neutron stars: recent XMM-Newton and Chandra results . Haberl, F., . AdSpR . 33-638 . 2004 . 2004AdSpR..33..638H ,
The magnificent seven: magnetic fields and surface temperature distributions . Haberl, Frank, . Ap&SS . 308-181 . 2007 . 2007Ap&SS.308..181H ,
An All-Sky Atlas of Radio-X-ray Associations . Flesch, E., . PASA . 27-283 . 2010 . 2010PASA...27..283F ,
Magnetic hydrogen atmosphere models and the neutron star RX J1856.5-3754 . Ho, Wynn C. G., Kaplan, David L., et all. . MNRAS . 375-821 . 2007 . 2007MNRAS.375..821H ,
Mining for normal galaxies in the first XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalog . Georgakakis, A. E., Chavushyan, V., et all. . MNRAS . 367-1017 . 2006 . 2006MNRAS.367.1017G ,
The XMM Cluster Survey: X-ray analysis methodology . Lloyd-Davies, E. J., Romer, A. Kathy, et all. . MNRAS . 418-14 . 2011 . 2011MNRAS.418...14L ,
Exospheric solar wind charge exchange as seen by XMM-Newton . Carter, J. A., Semba, S., . AN . 333-313 . 2012 . 2012AN....333..313C ,
Classification of X-Ray Sources in the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalog . Lin, Dacheng, Webb, Natalie A., . ApJ . 756-27 . 2012 . 2012ApJ...756...27L ,
An XMM-Newton Survey of the Soft X-Ray Background. II. An All-Sky Catalog of Diffuse O VII and O VIII Emission Intensities . Henley, David B., Shelton, Robin L., . ApJS . 202-14 . 2012 . 2012ApJS..202...14H ,
The XMM-Newton serendipitous ultraviolet source survey catalogue . Page, M. J., Brindle, C., et all. . MNRAS . 426-903 . 2012 . 2012MNRAS.426..903P ,
The XMM-Newton serendipitous source catalogue . Watson, M. G., Pye, J. P., et all. . AN . 324-89 . 2003 . 2003AN....324...89W ,
The 2-8 keV cosmic X-ray background spectrum as observed with XMM-Newton . De Luca, A., Molendi, S., . A&A . 419-837 . 2004 . 2004A&A...419..837D ,
Automatic Classification of Time-variable X-Ray Sources . Lo, Kitty K., Farrell, Sean, et all. . ApJ . 786-20 . 2014 . 2014ApJ...786...20L ,
The diversity of quasars unified by accretion and orientation . Shen, Yue, Ho, Luis C., . Natur . 513-210 . 2014 . 2014Natur.513..210S ,
Serendipitous UV source catalogues for 10 years of XMM and 5 years of Swift . Yershov, V. N., . Ap&SS . 354-97 . 2014 . 2014Ap&SS.354...97Y ,
Calibration and in-orbit performance of the reflection grating spectrometer onboard XMM-Newton . de Vries, C. P., den Herder, J. W., et all. . A&A . 573-128 . 2015 . 2015A&A...573A.128D ,
Timing the Nearby Isolated Neutron Star RX J1856.5-3754 . van Kerkwijk, M. H., Kaplan, D. L., . ApJ . 673-163 . 2008 . 2008ApJ...673L.163V ,
Sunyaev-Zel.dovich effect or not? Detecting the main foreground effect of most galaxy clusters . Xiao, Weike, Chen, Chen, et all. . MNRAS . 432-41 . 2013 . 2013MNRAS.432L..41X ,
The Interaction of the Fermi Bubbles with the Milky Way.s Hot Gas Halo . Miller, Matthew J., Bregman, Joel N., . ApJ . 829-9 . 2016 . 2016ApJ...829....9M ,
The Magnificent Seven in the dusty prairie . Posselt, B., Popov, S. B., et all. . Ap&SS . 308-171 . 2007 . 2007Ap&SS.308..171P ,
Anisotropy of the galaxy cluster X-ray luminosity-temperature relation . Migkas, Konstantinos, Reiprich, Thomas H., . A&A . 611-50 . 2018 . 2018A&A...611A..50M ,
The XMM Cluster Survey: Present status and latest results . Viana, P. T. P., Mehrtens, N., et all. . AN . 334-462 . 2013 . 2013AN....334..462V ,
The Spectrum of the Universe . Hill, Ryley, Masui, Kiyoshi W., . ApSpe . 72-663 . 2018 . 2018ApSpe..72..663H ,
Cyclotron lines in highly magnetized neutron stars . Staubert, R., Trumper, J., et all. . A&A . 622-61 . 2019 . 2019A&A...622A..61S ,
Universal detection of high-temperature emission in X-ray isolated neutron stars . Yoneyama, Tomokage, Hayashida, Kiyoshi, et all. . PASJ . 71-17 . 2019 . 2019PASJ...71...17Y ,
Testing emergent gravity on galaxy cluster scales . Tamosiunas, Andrius, Bacon, David, et all. . JCAP . 5-53 . 2019 . 2019JCAP...05..053T ,
Chandra Follow-up of the SDSS DR8 Redmapper Catalog Using the MATCha Pipeline . Hollowood, Devon L., Jeltema, Tesla, et all. . ApJS . 244-22 . 2019 . 2019ApJS..244...22H ,
Stellar mass as a galaxy cluster mass proxy: application to the Dark Energy Survey redMaPPer clusters . Palmese, A., Annis, J., et all. . MNRAS . 493-4591 . 2020 . 2020MNRAS.493.4591P ,
Hard X-Ray Excess from the Magnificent Seven Neutron Stars . Dessert, Christopher, Foster, Joshua W., . ApJ . 904-42 . 2020 . 2020ApJ...904...42D ,
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2000-11-08T13:35:26Z/2002-04-09T08:16:00Z
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 2003-05-14T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2003-05-14T00:00:00Z, 010626, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-jgqf0fz