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Source classification

A source is classified as either “point-like” or “extended” by comparing its computed semi-major axis with that of the point-spread function, both having been computed using moments. A source is “extended” if the difference between its semi-major axis and that of the PSF is greater than 3 times the error in the semi-major axis of the source, otherwise it is classified as “point-like”.



XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30