Volume 448, Number 1, March II 2006
|Page(s)||93 - 100|
|Published online||17 February 2006|
A deep XMM-Newton serendipitous survey of a middle-latitude area
INAF/IASF-Milano, via Bassini 15, 20133 Milano, Italy e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Università di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 3, 20126 Milano, Italy
3 Centre d'Étude Spatiale des Rayonnements (CESR), CNRS-UPS, 9 avenue du colonel Roche, 31028 Toulouse, France
4 European Southern Observatory, Karl Schwarzschild Strasse 2, 85740 Garching, Germany
5 Università di Pavia, Dipartimento di Fisica Teorica e Nucleare, via Ugo Bassi 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy
6 INFN – Sezione di Pavia, via Ugo Bassi 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Accepted: 11 October 2005
The radio-quiet neutron star 1E1207.4-5209 was the target of a 260 ks XMM-Newton observation, that yielded, as a by product, a harvest of about 200 serendipitous X-ray sources above a limiting flux of 2 10-15 erg cm-2 s-1 in the 0.3–8 keV energy range. In view of the intermediate latitude of our field (), it comes as no surprise that the log N–log S distribution of our serendipitous sources is different from those measured either in the Galactic Plane or at high galactic latitudes. Here we concentrate on analyzing of the brightest sources in our sample, which unveiled a previously unknown Seyfert-2 galaxy.
Key words: galaxies: Seyfert / X-rays: general
© ESO, 2006
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