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ROSAT Documentation

Documentation about the ROSAT mission from the Scientific Data Center of MPE. If you have questions please contact our ROSAT service:
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xray-info @ mpe . mpg . de

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ROSAT Instruments

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A guide to the Astronomical X-Ray Satellite ROSAT Intended to provide ROSAT users with an overview of all technical aspects of ROSAT · With special emphasis on the calibration of the various instruments Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik · NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center · Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics · University of Leicester
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Description: Manual for preparing a ROSAT proposal · Version: AO-2 from 1991 · Publisher: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik · Note: Technical Appendix - otherwise known as Appendix F
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Description: Documents about the ROSAT boresighting, space craft clock data, PSPC point spread function (PSF) and gain variations, HRI PSF and hot spots, etc.
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ROSAT Data

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Description: Description of the data products which all observers will receive as a result of being granted time on the ROSAT satellite · Authors: K. Dennerl, J. Englhauser, R. Gruber, et al. Publisher: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
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Description: Description of the HRI data products which all observers will receive as a result of being granted time on the ROSAT satellite
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Description: Documents about the ROSAT data processing: problems, attitude, RDF files, accepted time intervals, sequence numbers, SASS, etc.
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Software Analysis

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Description: Extended X-ray Scientific Analysis System to Evaluate Data from the Astronomical X-ray Satellite ROSAT · Authors: U. Zimmermann, G. Boese, W. Becker, T. Belloni, S. Döbereiner, C. Izzo, P. Kahabka, and O. Schwentker Publisher: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik · MPE Report
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Description: Detailed description of all eXsas commands as available in the interactive eXsas Help · Note: Supplement to the eXsas User's Guide
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Description: List of eXsas commands · Note: Supplement to the eXsas User's Guide
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Description: Calculation of off-axis angles · Maximum likelihood estimation of X-ray single point source parameters · ML equation in eXsas and SASS · The ROSAT Point Spread Function and Associates
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Description: ESO-MIDAS is decribed in full detail in a number of documents. These cover the needs for MIDAS users, describe the installation procedure of ESO-MIDAS, give support to those who intend to develop MIDAS applications, and finally inform the user community about recent developments.
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Description: Astronomical Software, Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics, Extended Source Analysis Software, MIDAS Procedures at AIP, ROSAT Data Analysis at AIT, FITS, FTOOLS, PROS, XANADU, XAS, etc.
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ROSAT more general

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Description: Brochure, edited by the Bundesministerium für Forschung und Technologie, Bonn, Germany and Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Köln, Germany on the occation of the ROSAT launch · The electronic version has been updated and modified by the Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany.
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Authors: Bernd Aschenbach, Hermann-Michael Hahn, Joachim Trümper · Publ.: Copernicus, New York: 1998, QB472.A83 · Transl.: Translated from the German edition Der unsichtbare Himmel - Astronomie mit ROSAT by Helmut Jenkner
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Description: Collection of ROSAT images · Publ.: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Deutsche Agentur für Raumfahrtangelegenheiten, now DLR
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Description: 29 short contribution covering the whole spectrum of astronomical X-ray sources.
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