|Title||AN XMM SPECTRAL SURVEY OF EXTREMELY RED OBJECTS IN THE S2F5 FIELD|
|Author||Dr ROBERTO DELLA CECA|
|Description||We propose a deep (75 ksec) XMM pointing over a field where we are assembling near infrared spectroscopy of a complete sample of EROs. The XMM data, complemented with our optical-infrared imaging and near infrared spectroscopy will allow us: 1. to investigate the global spectral properties of a significant sample of optically near-infrared selected EROs; 2. to evaluate the fraction of AGN amongst EROs and to study the starburst-AGN connection; 3. to give a lower limit on the space density of high-luminosity type 2 AGNs and 4. to shed light on the broad band properties of the X-ray selected EROs at fainter optical near infrared magnitudes. The completeness of our selected EROs sample will allow us to put these studies on firm and solid statistical ground.|
|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, 2006-02-10T00:00:00Z, 020112, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-s0j3vbl|