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Manatee Nebula 04-Jul-2022
Cosmic manatee accelerates particles from head
ESA's XMM-Newton has X-rayed this beautiful cosmic creature, known as the Manatee Nebula, pinning down the location of unusual particle acceleration in its 'head'.
Further details on ESA's Science & Exploration web portal.

Long term light curve NGC 925 ULX-3 28-Jun-2022
Research investigates variability of the ultraluminous X-ray source NGC 925 ULX-3
Astronomers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and elsewhere have observed an ultraluminous X-ray source known as NGC 925 ULX-3 using NASA's Swift and NuSTAR spacecraft, as well as ESA's XMM-Newton satellite.
Further details on Phys web portal.

Image of Mrk 421 13-Jun-2022
Research examines X-ray intraday variability of blazar Markarian 421
By analyzing the data from ESA's XMM-Newton satellite, astronomers from the Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and elsewhere, have investigated X-ray intraday variability of a nearby blazar known as Markarian 421.
Further details on Phys web portal.

Observation of X-ray emission 09-Jun-2022
X-ray Astronomy comes of Age
The Chandra X-ray Observatory (Chandra) and the X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton) continue to expand the frontiers of knowledge about high-energy processes in the Universe.
Further details on Nature web portal.

astronomers-highly-variable-polar-v496 31-May-2022
Astronomers investigate highly variable polar V496 UMa
By analyzing data from ESA's XMM-Newton spacecraft and NASA's TESS telescope, German astronomers have inspected a highly variable polar known as V496 UMa.
Further details on Phys web portal.

astronomers-survey-massive-black-holes 3-May-2022
Astronomers survey the least massive black holes at the center of galaxies in the local universe
Our research work has revealed the nature of the least massive supermassive black holes at the centers of nearby galaxies. We used high-quality X-ray data from the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton observatory to closely study the temporal and spectral behaviors...
Further details on Science X web portal.

a-spiral-galaxy-that-doesnt-play-by-the-rules 6-Apr-2022
A Spiral Galaxy That Doesn’t Play by the Rules
The authors begin by introducing seven superluminous spiral galaxies, a recently discovered class of huge galaxies with spiral or lenticular shapes. Using the X-ray telescope XMM-Newton, the authors found no X-ray emission surrounding two of their galaxies.
Further details on AAS Nova web portal.

Powerful-warm-winds-seen-blowing-from-a-neutron-star 7-Mar-2022
Powerful warm winds seen blowing from a neutron star as it rips up its companion
Using the most powerful telescopes on Earth and in space, a team of astronomers has found for the first time blasts of hot, warm and cold winds from a neutron star whilst it consumes matter from a nearby star.
Further details on Eurek Alert web portal.

A-potential-new-source-of-quasi-periodic-eruptions 3-Mar-2022
A Potential New Source of Quasi-Periodic Eruptions
Chakraborty and collaborators searched for quasi-periodic eruptions in archival observations from the X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton), a space telescope that has been observing the X-ray sky since 2000.
Further details on AAS Nova web portal.

Study_investigates_X_ray_variability_of_the_binary_system 9-Feb-2022
Study investigates X-ray variability of the binary system HD 189733
Astronomers from Italy and Spain have observed a binary system known as HD 189733, using ESA's XMM-Newton satellite. Results deliver essential information regarding the peculiar X-ray variability of this binary.
Further details on Phys web portal.