XMM-Newton Users Handbook


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4.5.2 Instrument and setup overheads

The following instrument and setup overheads apply to XMM-Newton science observations. Note that some of them will occur simultaneously, at the start of an observation.

Instrument and setup overheads need to be taken into account in XMM-Newton observing proposals. A detailed description of the instrument and setup overheads can be found in the XMM-Newton Proposers Guide and Remote Proposal Submission Software Users Manual (XRPS). An overview of overheads is given in the overhead table.


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