Combined EPIC pn and MOS mosaic image of the SMC region centred at RA = 01:00:30, Dec = –72:28:00 (J2000). The RGB colour image is composed of the three energy bands 0.2 − 1.0 keV (red), 1.0 − 2.0 keV (green), and 2.0 − 4.5 keV (blue) (exposure-corrected and for EPIC pn out-of-time event subtracted, but not detector-background subtracted and not vignetting-corrected). The boxes mark fields with SNRs (orange) and galaxy clusters (green), which are shown in more detail in Figs. 6 and 9. Several X-ray sources, which are mentioned in the text, are marked in white with their catalogue number from Sturm et al. (2012b): 686 the planetary nebula SMP SMC 22; 616 the symbiotic binary SMC 3; 1 the super-giant HMXB SMC X-1; 2519, 2563, 2732, and 3115 new Be/X-ray binaries.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.