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GCN Circular 8152

SGR 0501+4516: XMM-Newton monitoring schedule
2008-08-28T08:09:36Z (16 years ago)
Nanda Rea at U of Amsterdam <>
N. Rea (U. Amsterdam), G.L. Israel, S. Mereghetti, A. Tiengo, P. 
Esposito (INAF), D. Gotz (CEA-Saclay) on behalf of a larger collaboration

We have triggered a ToO monitoring observation of SGR 0501+4516 with 
XMM-Newton. The planned observing windows are:

Start(UT)              Duration [s]

2008-08-29 06:48       26000
2008-08-31 09:45       22000
2008-09-02 09:45       22000
2008-09-06 13:20       27500

Simultaneous observations at all wavelengths are encouraged.

We are grateful to the XMM-Newton planning team for the efficiency in 
scheduling these observations, and to Norbert Schartel for approving our 
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