Volume 443, Number 1, November III 2005
|Page(s)||103 - 114|
|Published online||21 October 2005|
X-ray properties of NGC 300
I. Global properties of X-ray point sources and their optical counterparts
Institut für Astronomie und Astrophysik, Abteilung Astronomie, Universität Tübingen, Sand 1, 72076 Tübingen, Germany e-mail: email@example.com
2 Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
3 Institut für Astrophysik und Extraterrestrische Forschung, Universität Bonn, Auf dem Hügel 71, 53121 Bonn, Germany
4 Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, 38700 Santa Cruz de La Palma, Spain
Accepted: 14 July 2005
We present X-ray properties of NGC 300 point sources, extracted from 66 ks of XMM-Newton data taken in 2000 December and 2001 January. A total of 163 sources were detected in the energy range of 0.3–6 keV. We report on the global properties of the sources detected inside the D25 optical disk, such as the hardness ratio and X-ray fluxes, and on the properties of their optical counterparts found in B, V, and R images from the 2.2 m MPG/ESO telescope. Furthermore, we cross-correlate the X-ray sources with SIMBAD, the USNO-A2.0 catalog, and radio catalogues.
Key words: galaxies: individual: NGC 300 / X-rays: galaxies
© ESO, 2005
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