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XMM-Newton releases new edition of cosmic catalogue

28/04/2010

XMM-Newton releases new edition of cosmic catalogue

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • One of the teams behind ESA's XMM-Newton X-ray mission has unveiled the latest edition of their 2XMM catalogue. The newest incarnation boasts an additional 42 000 entries, ratcheting up the total to over a quarter of a million X-ray sources. This unprecedented cosmic X-ray library is a valuable resource allowing astronomers to explore the extreme Universe.

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