XMMABSTVIEW - XMM-Newton Proposal Abstracts
This database table contains a subset of the information from the XMMAO
database table. It is used simply as a convenient method of displaying the
abstracts for the XMM-Newton targets when linked from XMMMASTER.
For complete and authoritative information on the XMM-Newton mission,
policies, and data archive, refer to the web pages of the European Space
Agency's (ESA's) XMM-Newton Science Operations Center at
and of NASA's XMM-Newton Guest Observer Facility at
This database table was created based on information available at the European
Space Agency at the URLs:
and at the GSFC XMM-Newton GOF at the URL:
This database table was last updated by the HEASARC in December 2008 to include
the proposal abstracts for AO-8.
The proposal number corresponding to the target. This field is left
blank for calibration targets.
The unique target identifier comprised of the proposal number concatenated
with a two-digit target number corresponding to the target in the specified
proposal. This field is only present for targets from AO-2 onwards.
The abstract of the proposal associated with the target. Note that
some abstracts are missing for AO-1 and AO-2.
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