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Source list

Source positions are read from the input source list file which has to contain celestial coordinates (RA, DEC), EPIC-pn or EPIC-mos1/2 counts (PN_CTS or M1_CTS or M2_CTS) and EPIC-pn or EPIC-mos1/2 offaxis information (PN_OFFAX or M1_OFFAX or M2_OFFAX). This is the default method.



Table 3: Input Source List. Mandatory Columns (case 1)
Src number Right-ascension Declination PN counts PN Off Axis M1 counts M1 Off Axis M2 counts M2 Off Axis
SRC_NUM RA DEC PN_CTS PN_OFFAX M1_CTS M1_OFFAX M2_CTS M2_OFFAX

Alternatively the extraction region radius for each source can be present in the input source list as SRC_RAD.


Table 4: Input Source List. Mandatory Columns (case 2)
Src number Right-ascension Declination Source extraction radius
SRC_NUM RA DEC SRC_RAD

The resulting Background information will be added to the input Source List in extra columns. (see Section 3.2 for information about those extra columns).

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30