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Newsletter No. 99, December 2011



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14. XMM-Newton
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Lynne Valencic (GSFC)

The Eleventh Call for Proposals for XMM-Newton closed in October 2011; successful submissions will be announced in December. As a result of the last Senior Review, some funds will be available for successful proposals. For more information, please contact the U.S. Project Scientist, Dr. Steve Snowden.

SAS has been implemented in Hera and a User's Guide has been written. Users interested in processing their XMM-Newton data over the internet are encouraged to try Hera and provide feedback to the GOF. More information about Hera can be found at:
http://heasarc.nasa.gov/docs/xmm/xmmhp_analysis.html

A meeting will be hosted by the SOC on the topic of galaxy clusters on 21-23 May, 2012, in Madrid. More information can be found here:
http://heasarc.nasa.gov/docs/xmm/xmmhp_analysis.html

The SOC hosted a conference on the X-ray Universe on June 27-30 in Berlin; the meeting program, list of participants, and online presentations can be accessed here:
http://xmm.esac.esa.int/external/xmm_science/workshops/2011symposium/

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