XMM-Newton (X-Ray Mulit-Mirror Mission) Observatory

  title={XMM-Newton (X-Ray Mulit-Mirror Mission) Observatory},
  author={D. Lumb and N. Schartel and F. Jansen},
  • D. Lumb, N. Schartel, F. Jansen
  • Published 2012
  • Physics
  • X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton) has been one of the most successful astronomy missions launched by the European Space Agency. It exploits innovative use of replication technology for the X-ray reflecting telescopes that has resulted in an unprecedented combination of effective area and resolution. Three telescopes are equipped with imaging cameras and spectrometers that operate simultaneously, together with a coaligned optical telescope. The key features of the payload are described… CONTINUE READING
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