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Name 067278
Title A Variable Energy, Redshifted, Iron Absorption Line in a recoiling Black Hole


DOI 10.5270/esa-229q51n
Author Dr Francesca Civano
Description We ask for 120ks of XMM-EPIC time on a unique z=0.359 source which shows in the X-rays an unprecedented redshifted, variable in energy, absorption iron line, plus an iron emission line, forming an inverted P-Cygni profile. In the optical, two sources, within ~2.5 kpc, are embedded in the same galaxy. One of them is the best candidate to date for being a recoiling SMBH with both spectroscopic and imaging signatures, in a recently merged system. Chandra-HRC imaging and HST-STIS data, will help to understand if CID-42 is a GW recoiling SMBH or a slingshot recoiling SMBH in a triple SMBH system. The EPIC spectrum will constrain column density, velocity and ionization state of the absorbing gas, and link the nature of the X-ray absorption line with the nature of this source.
Publication The XMM-Newton Spectrum of a Candidate Recoiling Supermassive Black Hole: An Elusive Inverted P-Cygni Profile . Lanzuisi, G., Civano, F., et all. . ApJ . 778-62 . 2013 . 2013ApJ...778...62L ,
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 ,
Narrow-line X-Ray-selected Galaxies in the Chandra-COSMOS Field. II. Optically Elusive X-Ray AGNs . Pons, E., Elvis, M., et all. . ApJ . 824-51 . 2016 . 2016ApJ...824...51P ,
Ensemble X-ray variability of active galactic nuclei. II. Excess variance and updated structure function . Vagnetti, F., Middei, R., et all. . A&A . 593-55 . 2016 . 2016A&A...593A..55V ,
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 ,
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2011-06-03T05:13:50Z/2011-06-04T18:09:33Z
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 2012-06-24T00:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2012-06-24T00:00:00Z, 067278, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-229q51n