XMM-Newton Mission Status & Performance Indicator

30-Sep-2007
Revolution 1429

Observing Time Implementation Status as of Revolution 1429

Open Time Program - AO5

Priority A and B
Number of allocated targets 377
Allocated cumulative exposure time (ks) 12327.1
Number of successfully observed targets 377  (100.0%)
Successfully observed cumulative exposure time (ks) 12327.1  (100.0%)
Priority C
Number of allocated targets 306
Allocated cumulative exposure time (ks) 8437.8
Number of successfully observed targets 87  (28.4%)
Successfully observed cumulative exposure time (ks) 2232.1  (26.5%)

Open Time Program - AO6

Priority A and B
Number of allocated targets 399
Allocated cumulative exposure time (ks) 12739.8
Number of successfully observed targets 202  (50.6%)
Successfully observed cumulative exposure time (ks) 6561.6  (51.5%)
Priority C
Number of allocated targets 214
Allocated cumulative exposure time (ks) 7731.0
Number of successfully observed targets 2  (0.9%)
Successfully observed cumulative exposure time (ks) 41.0  (0.5%)

TOO Targets

Number of targets 178
Successfully observed cumulative exposure time (ks) 4975.0

Operational efficiency indicators as of revolution 1429

Instrument Efficiency Breakdown
over the past 6 months
Evolution of efficiency
since start of routine phase
PN PN Efficiency PN Evolution
MOS 1 MOS Efficiency MOS Evolution
RGS 1 RGS Efficiency RGS Evolution
OM OM Efficiency OM Evolution

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Data Processing and Distribution status as of 30-Sep-2007

Total number of Planned Observations in Routine Phase (revs 0103-1429) 6388
Total number of Performed Observations in Routine Phase 6053
Total number of Observation Data Files generated 5913
Total number of Pipeline/Data Products sets generated and distributed 5692

Turnaround (in days) between Data acquisition and final Data Products distribution (last Quarter)
Values in excess of 90 days usually indicate a problem analysing the data and/or that re-processing was required.
Data Delay

Details on the Observation Status can be found on the Observation & Data Processing pages.

Publications based on XMM-Newton data

Number of refereed papers based on XMM-Newton Data
1497
Refereed papers
Extracted from ADS, selecting only those papers which make direct use of XMM-Newton archival data and excluding papers which make indirect use of XMM-Newton data from published results.
Quarterly Pubs