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Output Files

The output spectrum file is a FITS table with the same format as the original spectrum files.

A FITS-compliant DAL dataset with the table placed in an extension named “SPECTRUM”. The five columns for a TOTAL spectra file are:

CHANNEL real32 bin center
COUNTS real32 total counts for each channel
QUALITY real32 quality flag as assessed
AREASCAL int16 weighted areascal
BACKSCAL int16 weighted backscal

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2023-04-16