XMM-Newton Survey Science Centre
About the XMM-Newton Survey Science Centre
Launched in 1999, the XMM-Newton satellite is the major European X-ray observatory class telescope, carrying also a co-aligned UV/optical monitor telescope, that is operated by the European Space Agency (ESA). The XMM-Newton Survey Science Centre (SSC) has responsibilities within the XMM-Newton project in four main areas:
- The compilation of the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue.
- The follow-up/identification programme for the XMM-Newton serendipitous X-ray sky survey: the XID Programme
- The pipe-line processing of all XMM-Newton observations.
- The development of science analysis software for XMM-Newton.
Access the Data
Contents of the Data
- 2XMMi -- The Incremental Second XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue (2008)
- 2XMM -- The Second XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue (2007)
- 2XMMp -- The Second XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Pre-release Catalogue (2006)
- 1XMM -- The First XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue (2003)