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M 33 EPIC mosaic

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Mosaic of EPIC pn and MOS pointings covering M33: All medium (+thin) filter pn and MOS observations with low background have been merged. The color coding is such that red displays X-ray photons received in the energy band 0.2-1 keV, green in the 1-2 keV band and blue in the 2-12 keV band. Images have been smoothed with FWHM of 20 arcsec. The image scale and the optical D25 ellipse of M33 are marked.

Investigator(s):  W. Pietsch

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