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Extended Sources (non-mosaiced images)

Each extended source has a group of connected pixels associated with it, each one having a value greater than a minimum height above the corresponding background image pixel. These pixels can be seen by looking at the level image map (parameter levelimage) and are used to compute the source count-rate through the following steps:

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30