A dataset provided by the European Space Agency

Name 050195
Title The dynamics of low-power (FRI) radio jets


DOI https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-fmlkxfc
Author Dr Judith Croston
Description The dynamics of low-power radio jets are largely determined by interactions with the surrounding X-ray emitting gas. 3-D kinematic models have been constructed using high-resolution radio data for a small number of nearby FRI radio jets, but require good constraints on the external medium over a large range of distances to extract information about jet physical conditions (e.g. total energy flux, density, pressure, mass entrainment rate). A combination of XMM measurements of group-scale X-ray emission with Chandra measurements of the jet inner regions is required to sample all the necessary physical scales, as successfully demonstrated with previous observations. Here we propose to extend this programme to two lower luminosity radio galaxies, B2 1553+24 and B2 0326+39.
Publication No observations found associated with the current proposal
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2007-09-09T06:36:16Z/2007-09-09T15:57:29Z
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 2008-10-25T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2008-10-25T00:00:00Z, 050195, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-fmlkxfc