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XSPEC 12.9.0b,c,d Released (01 Sep 2015)
Patch 12.9.0b fixes an issue with the The (b)vvapec model' patch 12.9.0c fixes a subtle problem when defining linked parameters in models; and patch 12.9.0d fixes a problem in which the lmod command does not work if invoked from an xspec.rc file.
Reminder: Swift Cycle 12 proposals are due by September 25, 4:30PM EDT (01 Sep 2015)
For details on the Swift Cycle 12 program elements and how to
submit proposals, see the link above to the Swift Cycle 12 information page
and also the Cycle 12 FAQ.
M108 (NGC 3556) Chandra Discrete X-Ray Source Catalog (31 Aug 2015)
This catalog listing the 0.3-7.0 keV properties of 83 discrete
sources detected by Chandra in a 60-ks observation of the isolated edge-on
spiral galaxy M 108 (from Wang
et al. 2003, ApJ, 598, 969) is now available in
Browse and Xamin.
Scientific mission of Suzaku declared complete (28 Aug 2015)
JAXA has announced that it is abandoning its heroic effort to recover Suzaku, and declared the mission complete.
NGC 1068 Chandra Compact X-Ray Source Catalog (28 Aug 2015)
This catalog listing the 0.4-5.0 keV properties of 84 compact
sources detected by Chandra in a 50-ks observation of the Seyfert 2 galaxy
NGC 1068 (from Smith
& Wilson 2003, ApJ, 591, 138) is now available in
Browse and Xamin.
XMM-Newton AO-15 Proposals are Solicited: Due by October 9th (25 Aug 2015)
The XMM-Newton Call for
Observing Proposals, soliciting Guest Observing proposals for the
15th cycle (AO-15) observing program for ESA's X-ray Multi-Mirror
Mission (XMM-Newton), has been released by ESA today. This Announcement of
Opportunity solicits proposals
for observations to be performed during a 12-month period commencing
in May 2016.
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