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Andrzej Maslonka 4/21/09 Linux Part 2 1.) The EXOSAT mission is a mission done by European Space Agency's X-ray Observatory and it was a satellite launched and was operational between May 1983 to April 1986. ME signifies that the data is collected from the Medium Energy (ME) Proportional Counter. 2.) The ME system on EXOSAT produces data on spectra, response matrices, and light curves and it is produced in a FITS format. The differences between the various files is what band and
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Unformatted text preview: energy level. The a signifies a lower energy, the b signifies a higher energy, the c signifies total band, and the d signifies a 30 sec ME light curve. Quality flags measures the quality. The measurement is from 0 to 5, unstable to excellent. 3.) There was 2048 bins. 4.) AM Her varies around the 1 x 10^4 seconds time interval. Its period is 2.0 x 10^4 seconds. This can be due to the fact of the rotation of AM Her....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2009 for the course PHYSICS Astronomy taught by Professor Me during the Spring '09 term at Akademia Ekonomiczna w Krakowie.

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