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Name 030569
Title Mapping observation of dynamical structures in the Perseus cluster
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DOI 10.5270/esa-jj8ngmq
Author Dr Tae Furusho
Description XMM-Newton performed 5 pointing observations in the Perseus cluster, and showed very interesting features in the large-scale distributions of temperature. It is certain that the cluster is undergoing at least 2 major mergers. We propose here 5 further pointings to fill up the bright part of the cluster emission, which will give us full views on the 2 mergers going on in the southwest (IC 310 subcluster) and in the east (extended cool subcluster) of the Perseus system. The data will show us a complete view about the substructures, with the gas heating and mixing processes taking place in this massive system.
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Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2006-02-10T17:26:25Z/2006-02-11T18:32:16Z
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 2007-03-03T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2007-03-03T00:00:00Z, 030569, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-jj8ngmq