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XGA: A module for the large-scale scientific exploitation of archival X-ray astronomy data

  title={XGA: A module for the large-scale scientific exploitation of archival X-ray astronomy data},
  author={D J Turner and Paul A Giles and A. K. Romer and Violetta Korbina},
The XMM Cluster Survey (XCS, Romer et al., 2001) have developed a new Python module, X-ray: Generate and Analyse (hereafter referred to as XGA ) to provide interactive and automated analyses of X-ray emitting sources observed by the XMM -Newton space telescope. XGA only requires that a set of cleaned, processed, event lists has been created, and (optionally) that a source detector has generated region lists for the observations. XGA is centered around the concept of making all available data… 

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