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Name 055145
Title Uncovering AGNs Missed by Optical Surveys in Late-type Galaxies


DOI 10.5270/esa-0409by5
Author Dr Shobita Satyapal
Description We propose to observe for 25ks the late-type galaxies NGC3367 and NGC 4536, which are both optically classified as normal galaxies but have been recently discovered by Spitzer to host AGN. The exquisite sensitivity of XMM will be exploited to: 1) model in detail the X-ray spectrum to estimate the bolometric luminosity of the nuclear region; 2)Search for an FeK alpha line, whose energy, profile, and strength are a function of the geometry and the physical state of reprocessing medium 3) study the X-ray variability and put constraints on the black hole mass. The proposed pilot study will open up opportunities to study the characteristics of the largely unexplored low black hole mass regime and the low mass end of the M_{rm BH} - sigma_star relation.
Publication Black Holes in Bulgeless Galaxies: An XMM-Newton Investigation of NGC 3367 and NGC 4536 . McAlpine, W., Satyapal, S., et all. . ApJ . 728-25 . 2011 . 2011ApJ...728...25M ,
A serendipitous XMM survey of the SDSS: the evolution of the colour-magnitude diagram of X-ray AGN from z= 0.8 to 0.1 . Georgakakis, Antonis, Nandra, K., . MNRAS . 414-992 . 2011 . 2011MNRAS.414..992G ,
Exospheric solar wind charge exchange as seen by XMM-Newton . Carter, J. A., Semba, S., . AN . 333-313 . 2012 . 2012AN....333..313C ,
The cosmological analysis of X-ray cluster surveys - II. Application of the CR-HR method to the XMM archive . Clerc, N., Sadibekova, T., et all. . MNRAS . 423-3561 . 2012 . 2012MNRAS.423.3561C ,
Synapses of active galactic nuclei:. Comparing X-ray and optical classifications using artificial neural networks . Gonzalez-Martin, O., Diaz-Gonzalez, D., et all. . A&A . 567-92 . 2014 . 2014A&A...567A..92G ,
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 ,
Obscuration-dependent Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei . Buchner, Johannes, Georgakakis, Antonis, et all. . ApJ . 802-89 . 2015 . 2015ApJ...802...89B ,
XMM-Newton publication statistics . Ness, J.-U., Parmar, A. N., et all. . AN . 335-210 . 2014 . 2014AN....,
SPIDERS: the spectroscopic follow-up of X-ray selected clusters of galaxies in SDSS-IV . Clerc, N., Merloni, A., et all. . MNRAS . 463-4490 . 2016 . 2016MNRAS.463.4490C ,
The Million Optical - Radio-X-ray Associations (MORX) Catalogue . Flesch, Eric W., . PASA . 33-52 . 2016 . 2016PASA...33...52F ,
A new sample of X-ray selected narrow emission-line galaxies. II. Looking for True Seyfert 2 . Pons, E., Watson, M. G., . A&A . 594-72 . 2016 . 2016A&A...594A..72P ,
AGN spectral states from simultaneous UV and X-ray observations by XMM-Newton . Svoboda, J., Guainazzi, M., . A&A . 603-127 . 2017 . 2017A&A...603A.127S ,
A new, clean catalogue of extragalactic non-nuclear X-ray sources in nearby galaxies . Earnshaw, H. P., Roberts, T. P., et all. . MNRAS . 483-5554 . 2019 . 2019MNRAS.483.5554E ,
X-ray properties of the X-CLASS-redMaPPer galaxy cluster sample: the luminosity-temperature relation . Molham, Mona, Clerc, Nicolas, et all. . MNRAS . 494-161 . 2020 . 2020MNRAS.494..161M ,
A Comparison of X-Ray Photon Indices among the Narrow- and Broad-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies . Ojha, Vineet, Chand, Hum, et all. . ApJ . 896-95 . 2020 . 2020ApJ...896...95O ,
Multiwavelength classification of X-ray selected galaxy cluster candidates using convolutional neural networks . Kosiba, Matej, Lieu, Maggie, et all. . MNRAS . 496-4141 . 2020 . 2020MNRAS.496.4141K ,
SPIDERS: overview of the X-ray galaxy cluster follow-up and the final spectroscopic data release . Clerc, N., Kirkpatrick, C. C., et all. . MNRAS . 497-3976 . 2020 . 2020MNRAS.497.3976C ,
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2008-06-16T10:42:27Z/2008-06-17T16:06:45Z
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 2009-07-26T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2009-07-26T00:00:00Z, 055145, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-0409by5