A dataset provided by the European Space Agency

Name 076501
Title eeHIFLUGCS: X-Ray Masses for a Complete Sample of about 400 Galaxy Clusters


DOI 10.5270/esa-cp07skp
Author Prof Thomas Reiprich
Description Currently, the largest complete local X-ray cluster sample with full high quality X-ray coverage is HIFLUGCS. Its selection is based on the ROSAT All-Sky Survey and complete X-ray follow-up has been performed with Chandra and XMM-Newton, resulting in numerous applications in cluster physics and cosmology. The combination of high completeness, large sample size, and high quality follow-up has been crucial for this wide applicability. Here, we propose a sixfold increase in sample size with a new complete high quality sample of ~400 clusters, eeHIFLUGCS. We demonstrate that this sample constitutes the ultimate step before eROSITA and that this significantly increased statistics will enable substantial (factor ~3) improvements in precision as well as qualitatively new tests.
Publication Connecting optical and X-ray tracers of galaxy cluster relaxation . Roberts, Ian D., Parker, Laura C., . MNRAS . 475-4704 . 2018 . 2018MNRAS.475.4704R ,
The non-uniformity of galaxy cluster metallicity profiles . Lovisari, L., Reiprich, T. H., . MNRAS . 483-540 . 2019 . 2019MNRAS.483..540L ,
Probing cosmic isotropy with a new X-ray galaxy cluster sample through the LX-T scaling relation . Migkas, K., Schellenberger, G., et all. . A&A . 636-15 . 2020 . 2020A&A...636A..15M ,
The XMM Cluster Survey: new evidence for the 3.5-keV feature in clusters is inconsistent with a dark matter origin . Bhargava, S., Giles, P. A., et all. . MNRAS . 497-656 . 2020 . 2020MNRAS.497..656B ,
Instrument EMOS1, EMOS2, EPN, OM, RGS1, RGS2
Temporal Coverage 2015-06-09T11:01:04Z/2016-02-08T11:06:50Z
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 2017-02-25T23:00:00Z
Publisher And Registrant European Space Agency
Credit Guidelines European Space Agency, 2017-02-25T23:00:00Z, 076501, 17.56_20190403_1200. https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-cp07skp