XMM-Newton-NEWS  #88,    18-Feb-2009

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Release of a new version of the EPIC status of calibration
and data analysis document

A new version of the status document for EPIC has been released containing an update of section 1.6 on Timing.

The document is available from the XMM-Newton Calibration Portal at


XMM-Newton SOC temporary unavailability (no ToO service)

The services of the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre will be affected due to a scheduled power outage at ESAC: starting on Friday February 20th (morning) the website will be down and the Target of Opportunity alert service will exceptionally be interrupted. For the whole of the weekend (February 21st and 22nd) then all ESAC services will be unavailable due to the power outage. We regret any inconvenience caused by this unavoidable maintenance activity.

Yours sincerely,
XMM-Newton SOC