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XMM-Newton Third Announcement of Opportunity (AO-3) [an error occurred while processing this directive]

Announcment of Opportunity

Effective 17 March, 2003, XMM-Newton observing proposals are solicited in response to the Third Announcement of Opportunity, AO-3.

A letter from ESA's Director of Science, inviting you to participate in the Third Call for Proposals, is available in electronic form below.

Deadlines for Submission

The deadline for the XMM-Newton AO-3 was 30 April, 2003, 12:00 UT.

Proposal Submission Procedure

XMM-Newton Proposals were submitted using the XMM-Newton Remote Proposal Submission software.

Approved AO-3 observations are planned to be performed during the period November, 2003 to June, 2005 (approximate revolutions 730 to 975).

Proposal Submission Documentation

The following documentation regarding AO-3 is available;

Letter by the Director of Science announcing AO-3 pdf
Policies and Procedures for the XMM-Newton AO-3 Onlineps.gzpdf
XMM-Newton Advanced Planning of Observations Online
XMM-Newton Planned and Performed Observations, as of 12-Mar-2003 Online
XMM-Newton Visibility Checker Tool Online
XMM-Newton Users' Handbook (UHB) Onlineps.gzpdf
XMM-Newton Scientific Justification LaTeX Template Tex File

Note that the XMM-Newton SOC recommends to ALWAYS USE the available ONLINE DOCUMENTATION.

All questions regarding XMM-Newton proposal submission should be directed to the XMM-Newton Helpdesk.
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