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Instrument Details Record

There will be 6 instrument details records, one for each instrument, following the file details record. An instrument details record will have the following structure. After each instrument details record there will be n exposure records, where n is the number of exposures during the observation for that instrument.

Instrument Details Record

Line Offset Type Description Note
1 0 A10, 70X 'INSTRUMENT' Note 1
2 0 A2, 1X Instrument Id. Note 2
2 3 A77 Comment Note 3
3 0 A1, 1X Instrument Active Flag Note 4
3 2 A78 Comment Note 3
4 0 A4,1X Number of exposures Note 5
4 5 A75 Comment Note 3

  1. Identifies the record as an Instrument Details Record
  2. The syntax is ii (Section [*])and can have the values OM, R1, R2, M1, M2 or PN.
  3. All comments will have the syntax ' / text'
  4. Y/N flag indicating whether the instrument was active during the observation.
  5. The number of exposures associated with this instrument. If the instrument was inactive then this value is zero and no exposure records follow.

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-03-17