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GSFC XMM-Newton GOF Status Report #288: XMM-NEWTON NEWS #173
XMM-NEWTON NEWS #173 --- 30-Jun-2015
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- XMM-Newton Users Group Meeting: Presentations available
- Patch to SAS 14.0.0
- XSA v8.5 released
- Let us know about XMM-Newton related Ph.D.
XMM-Newton Users Group Meeting: Presentations available
The XMM-Newton Users Group met on the 21st and 22nd May 2015 at
ESAC. The presentations of the meeting are available at
Patch to SAS 14.0.0
A "leap second" will be added on 30th June at midnight Coordinated
Universal Time (UTC). Therefore a SAS alignment taking this into
account has become necessary. If your data analysis depends on
absolute times, please make sure that you download and install the
corresponding patch, Patch utils-1.130.1, that includes the new
leapsec.dat file and is available at
ready for download and inclusion into an existing SAS 14.0.0
installation. A short "Readme" file with instructions on how to do
this is also provided at the given ftp address.
XSA v8.5 released
A new version of the XMM-Newton Science Archive (XSAv8.5) was released
on 27th May 2015, and is available at the usual location
Main improvements are the addition of new columns in the results
panel, and the correction of problems related to sending results to
TOPCAT and launching the SAMP Hub from XSA image postcards. Additional
patches were released along June 2015 to solve some minor issues.
Let us know about XMM-Newton related Ph.D.
The XMM-Newton team is collecting information about the completion of
doctorates and Ph.D. theses based on (or making use of) XMM-Newton
observations. Ideally, it is our intention to collect the complete
list of Ph.D. works based on XMM-Newton data and this is why we need
We would appreciate if you - being a candidate or supervisor of a
doctorate - could let us know the following details:
- Year of the thesis
- Candidate's name
- Supervisor's name
- Thesis Title
- Statement that the thesis is either based on, or making use of,
Please contact us through the Helpdesk at:
sending an e-mail with Subject: "Ph.D. thesis work". The message can
be flagged as private. In any case, all provided information will be
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