XMM-Newton-NEWS  #148,    09-May-2013

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Version 13.0 of the Science Analysis System (SAS) released

The XMM-Newton SAS team is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the SAS: SAS 13.0.

Binaries for diverse flavours of Linux and MacOs (both in 32- and 64-bit native versions) are available at:


The main improvements of this release can be summarised as follows:
For further details please visit the SAS Pages at:


Update on the MOS1-CCD3 event of December 2012

The results of the final investigation of the 11 December 2012 MOS1-CCD3 event are now available:
Please refer to the following Web page


for more details.

Yours sincerely,
XMM-Newton SOC