XMM-Newton-NEWS  #101,    15-Dec-2009

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XMM-Newton AO-9 OTAC Results

The list of XMM-Newton proposals accepted by the AO-9 Observing Time Allocation Committee (OTAC) and associated proposal abstracts are available at:


The Principal Investigators of submitted proposals have been informed about the results of the OTAC evaluation by e-mail. The e-mail contains the details about the second phase proposal submission for successful observations, which will need to be done via the XMM-Newton Remote Proposal Submission System (XRPS). The XRPS will be closed on the 5th of February 2010 at 13:00 UT.

AO-9 observations will start to be routinely performed in May 2010.

XMM-Newton 10th Anniversary: Presentations available on-line

Presentations and the group photo of the XMM-Newton 10th Anniversary event that took place at the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre on the 10th of December 2009 are available on-line at:


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XMM-Newton SOC