XMM-Newton Announcement of Opportunity: Policies and Procedures


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7.1 Valid Proposals

Proposals submitted in response to a call are considered valid if

Within a proposal, individual observations are considered valid if


Any information becoming available after the due date for proposals can not be considered for the proposal evaluation.


By the submission of a proposal, the PI as well as all Co-Investigators are accepting the policies and procedures described in this document. In case of doubts about the interpretation or in case of unforeseen conflicts, the final decision stays with the XMM-Newton Project Scientist.


It is the obligation of the PI to inform the SOC about every change which potentially impacts on the enhancement, the scheduling, the observation or the data distribution. Especially, the SOC should be informed about any change of the electronic address of the PI via e-mail to xmmpi@sciops.esa.int and writing the proposal number in the subject of the e-mail.


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