The XMM-Newton optical/UV monitor telescope

@article{Mason2001TheXO,
  title={The XMM-Newton optical/UV monitor telescope},
  author={Keith O. Mason and A. A. Breeveld and R. P. Much and Mary J. Carter and France A. C{\'o}rdova and Mark S. Cropper and John L. A. Fordham and Howard E. Huckle and C. T. Howard Ho and H. Kawakami and Jamie A. Kennea and T. E. Kennedy and Jonathan P. D. Mittaz and Dirk Pandel and William C. Priedhorsky and Timothy P. Sasseen and Robert E. Shirey and P. Smith and J.-M. Vreux Mssl and Estec and University of California at Santa Barbara and Ucl and University of Leuven Heverlee Belgium and Los Alamos National Lab.},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2001},
  volume={365}
}
The XMM-OM instrument extends the spec- tral coverage of the XMM-Newton observatory into the ul- traviolet and optical range. It provides imaging and time- resolved data on targets simultaneously with observations in the EPIC and RGS. It also has the ability to track stars in its field of view, thus providing an improved post- facto aspect solution for the spacecraft. An overview of the XMM-OM and its operation is given, together with cur- rent information on the performance of the instrument. 

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