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In the table below is a list of all the column names available for search. Where reasonable a range or set of valid values is listed. Additional useful notes are included. If you click on the field name, a more detailed description of the data will be found. The column label is used in the search forms and search results. The column name needs to be specified for GET requests.


Column Name Column Label Data Type Valid Values Notes UCDs
xmm_data_id Data ID char Examples: 01477440101, 0152020101 Data ID composed of proposal, target, and exp. number ID_MAIN
xmm_target_name Target Name char Examples: ABELL 2597, M81, SN1987A Target name (uppercase) ; Use wild card ID_TARGET
xmm_ra2000 RA (J2000) double Range: 0 to 360 deg The nominal right ascension of the XMM-Newton pointing, in the requested equinox. Notice that the originating table contained the position in equinox J2000 with RA given to a precision of 0.01 seconds of time. POS_EQ_RA_MAIN
xmm_dec2000 Dec (J2000) double Range: -90 to +90 deg The nominal declination of the XMM-Newton pointing, in the requested equinox. Notice that the originating table contained the position in equinox J2000 with declination given to a precision of 0.1 arcseconds. POS_EQ_DEC_MAIN
xmm_obs_start_time Obs Start Time char March 1 2000 to ? The start time of the observation in UTC. Notice that the originating table gave the start time to a precision of 0.01 seconds. TIME_DATE
xmm_obs_start_time_mjd Obs Start Time (MJD) float Range: 51604 to more than 53334 days Observation start time in modified Julian Date (MJD) TIME_DATE
xmm_exptime Exp Time long Range: 0 to more than 140799 sec The end time of the observation in UTC. Notice that the originating table gave the start time with a precision of 0.01 seconds. TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_class Class char Examples: SNR, SEYFERT TYPE2, SPIRAL GALAXY, GAMMA RAY BURST Image classification
xmm_pi_lname PI Last Name char Examples: KAASTRA, FABIAN PI last name (uppercase) ; Use wild card ID_HUMAN
xmm_pi_fname PI First Name char Examples: KATRIEN, JELLE PI first name (uppercase) ; Use wild card ID_HUMAN
xmm_in_heasarc_flag HEASARC Flag char Y or N This flag is set to 'Y' or 'N' to indicate whether or not the dataset is available in the HEASARC Archive. Some XMM-Newton observations for which the archived data has become publically available as indicated by the public_date value being in the past implying that the proprietary period has expired, are not currently available at the HEASARC. These datasets in most cases are available at the ESA XMM-Newton Data Archive at http://xmm.vilspa.esa.es/ REDUCT_PARAM
xmm_glat Galactic Latitude float Range: -90 to +90 deg Galactic Latitude POS_GAL_LAT
xmm_glong Galactic Longitude float Range: 0 to 360 deg Galactic Longitude POS_GAL_LON
xmm_distribution_date Distribution Date char February 16 2001 to ? The date when the final data products including the pipeline products and the ODFs were ready for distribution. TIME_DATE
xmm_distribution_date_mjd Distribution Date (MJD) long 0 to more than 53444 days Distribution date (MJD) TIME_DATE
xmm_obs_end_time Obs End Time char March 2 2000 to ? The end time of the observation in UTC. Note that the originating table gave the start time to a precision of 0.01 seconds. TIME_DATE
xmm_obs_end_time_mjd Obs End Time (MJD) float Range: 0 to more than 53288 days Observation end time (MJD) TIME_DATE
xmm_est_exptime Est. Exp Time long Range: 0 to 133406 sec The estimated duration for the observation in seconds. This is derived by checking for the time spent with the filter wheel (the MOS1 camera is taken as the reference) within the time window planned for the observation. TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_mos1_mode MOS1 Mode char Examples: SW3-ME (1), FF-TN (2) A set of flags indicating the MOS-1 instrument modes which were used for the observation. INST_PARAM
xmm_mos1_num MOS1 Num long Range: 0 to 4 The number of MOS-1 exposures contained in the observation. INST_PARAM
xmm_mos1_time MOS1 Time long Range: 0 to 133268 sec Total MOS1 Exposure time INST_PARAM
xmm_mos2_mode MOS2 Mode char Examples: SW3-TN (1), FF-TN (1) A set of flags indicating the MOS-2 instrument modes which were used for the observation. INST_PARAM
xmm_mos2_num MOS2 Num long Range: 0 to 4 MOS2 exposure number INST_PARAM
xmm_mos2_time MOS2 Time long Range: 0 to 133256 sec Total MOS2 Exposure time INST_PARAM
xmm_odf_create_date ODF Date char October 4 2000 to ? The creation date for the Observation Data Files (ODFs) from the raw telemetry data. If no date is listed, then this initial processing has not taken place. TIME_DATE
xmm_odf_create_date_mjd ODF Date (MJD) long 0 to more than 53435 days ODF creation date (MJD) TIME_DATE
xmm_om_mode OM Mode char Examples:IM-B (5); IM-M2 (5); IM-W1 (5); IM-W1 (15), IM-U (110) A set of flags indicating the OM instrument modes which were used for the observation. INST_PARAM
xmm_om_num OM Num long Range: 0 to 110 OM exposure number INST_PARAM
xmm_om_time OM Time long Range: -73556 to 120591 sec Total OM exposure time INST_PARAM
xmm_pi_title PI Title char Examples: MS, DR, PROF PI title (uppercase) ID_HUMAN
xmm_pn_mode PN Mode char Examples: SW-ME (1), FF-TN (2) PN instrument mode INST_PARAM
xmm_pn_num PN Num long Range: 0 to 4 Number of PN exposures INST_PARAM
xmm_pn_time PN Time long Range: 0 to 133407 sec Total PN exposure time INST_PARAM
xmm_proposal_number Proposal Num long Range: 11 to 21068 The XMM-Newton proposal number to which the observation belongs. Note that the proposal number is the first six digits of the ID number. ID_PARAM
xmm_pps_flag PPS Flag char Y or N Y indicates PPS data products were generated at XSA REDUCT_PARAM
xmm_process_date Processing Date char October 5 2000 to ? Processing date TIME_DATE
xmm_process_date_mjd Processing Date (MJD) float 0 to more than 53435 days Processing date (MJD) TIME_DATE
xmm_process_status Process Status char Valid Values: PROCESSING, DELIVERED The Pipeline Processing System (PPS) status for the observation or null. Allowed values include processing and delivered. REDUCT_PARAM
xmm_rgs1_mode RGS1 Mode char Examples: SES (1), SES(2) RGS1 instrument mode INST_PARAM
xmm_rgs1_num RGS1 Num long Range: 0 to 8 Number of RGS1 exposures INST_PARAM
xmm_rgs1_time RGS1 Time long Range: 0 to 139631 sec Total RGS1 exposure time INST_PARAM
xmm_rgs2_mode RGS2 Mode char Examples: SES (1), SES(2) RGS2 instrument mode INST_PARAM
xmm_rgs2_num RGS2 Num long Range: 0 to 8 Number of RGS2 exposures INST_PARAM
xmm_rgs2_time RGS2 Time long Range: 0 to 139637 sec Total RGS2 exposure time INST_PARAM
xmm_sas_version SAS Version char Examples: 5.3.1, MULTIPLE Version of Pipeline Processing Software ID_VERSION
xmm_scheduled_exptime Sched. ExpTime long Range: 0 to 142097 sec The planned duration for the observation, in seconds. This is the planned on-target time and includes the time required for instrument setup, which means that the actual 'science' time available will typically be lower than this. TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_category Subject Category char AGNs, QSOs and BL-Lacs Cluster of Galaxies and Superclusters Galaxies and Groups of Galaxies Stars, White Dwarf and Solar System Supernovae, Supernova Remnants, Diffuse Emission White Dwarf Binaries, Neutron Star Binaries X-ray Background and Surveys A broard taget category assigned by PI. Currently 7 categories are defined (see target class field for more). CLASS_OBJECT
xmm_revolution XMM Revolution long Range: 0 to more than 1200 The XMM-Newton revolution number in which the observation occurred, i.e., the number of 48-hour orbits which had elapsed since the launch of XMM-Newton up to the date of the observation. OBS_CONDITION
xmm_update Creation Date char Example: 2007-03-14 18:22:30 Last date of mosaic image creation TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_update_mjd Creation Date MJD float Example: 54173.7656 Last date of mosaic image creation (MJD) TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw2 UVW2 Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of UVW2 images for given data id.
xmm_uvw2_exptime UVW2 ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw2_hr_exptime UVW2 HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW2 high resolution filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw2_e_exptime UVW2 E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW2 ENG4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw2_em_exptime UVW2 EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW2 ENG2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw2_fa_exptime UVW2 FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution fast imaging mode UVW2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvm2 UVM2 Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of UVM2 images for given data id.
xmm_uvm2_exptime UVM2 ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVM2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvm2_hr_exptime UVM2 HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVM2 high resolution filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvm2_e_exptime UVM2 E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVM2 ENG4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvm2_em_exptime UVM2 EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVM2 ENG2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvm2_fa_exptime UVM2 FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution fast imaging mode UVM2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw1 UVW1 Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of UVW1 images for given data id.
xmm_uvw1_exptime UVW1 ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW1 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw1_hr_exptime UVW1 HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW1 high resolution filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw1_e_exptime UVW1 E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW1 ENG4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw1_em_exptime UVW1 EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean UVW1 ENG2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_uvw1_fa_exptime UVW1 FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution fast imaging mode UVW1 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_u U Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of U images for given data id.
xmm_u_exptime U ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean U filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_u_hr_exptime U HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean U high resolution filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_u_e_exptime U E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean U ENG4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_u_em_exptime U EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean U ENG2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_u_fa_exptime U FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution fast imaging mode U filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_b B Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of B images for given data id.
xmm_b_exptime B ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean B filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_b_hr_exptime B HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean B filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_b_e_exptime B E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean B ENG4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_b_em_exptime B EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean B ENG2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_b_fa_exptime B FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution high resolution B filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_v V Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of V images for given data id.
xmm_v_exptime V ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean V filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_v_hr_exptime V HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean V High Resolution filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_v_e_exptime V E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean V Eng4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_v_em_exptime V EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean V Eng2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_v_fa_exptime V FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution Fast Imaging mode V filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_white WHITE Exp num long null, 1 or more, usually less than 3. Number of WHITE images for given data id.
xmm_w_exptime White ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean White filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_w_hr_exptime White HR ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean White high resolution filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_w_e_exptime White E ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean White ENG4 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_w_em_exptime White EM ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean White ENG2 filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_w_fa_exptime White FA ExpTime float Valid Values: Mean coadded high resolution fast imaging mode White filter exposure time TIME_EXPTIME
xmm_datafiles Raw Files char Entries in this column are links to file directories at HEASARC containing the XMM-OM raw image files (as well as the mosaic files).
xmm_status Status char Valid Values: ARCHIVED, PROCESSED, SCHEDULED, OBSERVED The present status of the observation. REDUCT_PARAM
xmm_release_date Release Date char March 16 2000 to ? The date when the data products will become available to the public. This date is only approximate and subject to change. TIME_DATE
xmm_release_date_mjd Release Date (MJD) long 51619 to ?days Release date (MJD) TIME_DATE
xmm_reference Ref long null, 1 or more The number of known literature references associated with the listed data set name. REFER_CODE