|Title||A Complete X-ray Selected Sample of Galaxy Groups|
|Author||Dr John Mulchaey|
|Description||We propose an XMM-Newton survey of a complete X-ray selected sample of nearby galaxy groups. The groups have been selected to overlap with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The XMM observations will provide a vital comparison sample to X-ray selected group samples being studied at high redshift. We will use the XMM observations to: 1) Determine the properties of the intragroup medium in a representative sample of X-ray groups; 2) Quantify the incidence of cool cores in groups; 3) Study the evolution of the galaxy population in X-ray groups from z=1 to the present; 4) Determine the formation timescales of brightest group galaxies and 5) Compare the AGN populations in X-ray groups to clusters.|
|Publication||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 ,
XMM-Newton publication statistics . Ness, J.-U., Parmar, A. N., et all. . AN . 335-210 . 2014 . 2014AN....335..210N ,
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 ,
The non-uniformity of galaxy cluster metallicity profiles . Lovisari, L., Reiprich, T. H., . MNRAS . 483-540 . 2019 . 2019MNRAS.483..540L ,
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 ,
|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, 2012-05-10T00:00:00Z, 065178, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-ubpya9a|