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Point Spread Function of the XMM Demonstration Model

The X-ray optical quality of shell No. 57 of the XMM demonstration model having a diameter of 311 mm can be seen on this picture taken at the PANTER X-ray test facility: the image of a 1.5 keV point source containing 50% of the reflected energy has only a width of 8.2 arcseconds.

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