XMM-Newton Data Files Handbook

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[1] B. Altieri, B. Chen, C. Erd, C. Gabriel, P. Gondoin, U. Lammers, D. Lumb, M.G.G. Kirsch, R.Much, A.M.T. Pollock, R. Saxton, M.J.S. Smith, A. Talavera, G.Vacanti, Calibration Access and Data Handbook, XMM-PS-GM-20, available at:

[2] XMM-Newton Radiation Monitor Details

[3] B. Kosters, ICD for OBDH Telemetry and telecommands Packets, XMM-IC-DOR-0003

[4] C. Erd, P. Gondoin, R. Much, U. Lammers, G. Vacanti, I. Zayer, Interface Control Document for the XMM-Newton Current Calibration File, XMM-SOC-ICD-0005-SSD, available at the URL: http://xmm2.esac.esa.int/docs/documents/GEN-ICD-0005-3-4_1.ps.gz

[5] NASA/Science Office of Standards and Technology, Definition of the Flexible Image Transport System (FITS), NOST 100-2.0, NASA/NOST, available at:

[6] R. Munoz, Interface Control Document: Observation and Slew Data Files (XSCS to SSC) (SciSIM to SOCSIM), XMM-SOC-GEN-ICD-0004-SSD, available at the URL: http://xmm2.esac.esa.int/docs/documents/GEN-ICD-0004-2-9.ps

[7] P. Rodríguez Pascual, Specifications for individual SSC data products ftp://xmm2.esac.esa.int/pub/odf/data/docs/XMM-SOC-GEN-ICD-0024.pdf

[8] K.Al-Janabi, RGS Housekeeping Structure, RGS-MSSL-SW-010

[9] K. Al-Janabi, RGS Telemetry Structure, RGS-MSSL-SW-002 (XMM-SOC-INST-TN-0003)

[10] User Guide to the XMM-Newton Science Analysis System (SAS): http://xmm-tools.cosmos.esa.int/external/xmm_user_support/documentation/sas_usg/USG/

[11] S. Pallaschke, XSCS Orbit Access Software, XMM-SOC-ICD-0019-OAD

[12] E. Serpell XMM-Newton Time Correlation, XMM-OPS-RP-0026-TOS-OF

[13] M.G.F. Kirsch et al. Timing Accuracy and Capabilities of XMM-Newton, CAL-TN-0045-1-0.pdf

[14] H.E. Huckle, C. Ho, S. Horner, J. Klarkowski, P.J. Smith, M.C.R. Whillock, A. Welty, XMM-OM User Manual, ICU-DPU Protocol Definition, XMM-OM/MSSL/ML/0011.4

[15] XMM-OM User Manual Telecommand and Telemetry Specification, XMM-OM/MSSL/ML/0010.4

[16] XMM-Newton Users Handbook:

[17] XSA documentation: http://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/xmm-newton/xsa

[18] George H. Kaplan (2005), The IAU Resolutions on Astronomical Reference Systems, Time Scales, and Earth Rotation Models: Explanation and Implementation U.S. Naval Observatory, USNO Circular 179 http://aa.usno.navy.mil/publications/docs/Circular_179.php

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