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Name 030713
Title An XMM Study of SNRs Discovered with the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey
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DOI 10.5270/esa-7cxrele
Author Prof Samar Safi-Harb
Description Increasing the sample of neutron star-SNR associations is needed to study the dynamics and evolution of supernova explosions of massive stars and to unveil the properties of their collapsed cores. Four young low-surface brightness SNRs were recently discovered with the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey. All four SNRs are believed to be the remnants of core-collapse explosions, young, and harbor ROSAT or Chandra point sources. We here propose to observe these SNRs with XMM-Newton in order to primarily detect and characterize their X-ray emission. Their low-surface brightness, high column density, size, age, and lack of X-ray spectral information, make XMM the best satellite to date to perform this study.
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Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2005-05-31T10:12:34Z/2005-11-25T05:30:48Z
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 2006-12-15T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2006-12-15T00:00:00Z, 030713, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-7cxrele