XMM-Newton Science Analysis Software
| Current version :
||14.0.0||Release date:||10th November 2014
The Science Analysis Software (SAS) is an extensive suite of
software tasks developed to process the data collected by the
The SAS is released periodically. With each release, new software
developments and bug fixes are included with the aim to improve the
processing of XMM-Newton data.
Before you start surfing through them, you may want to have a look at a
concise SAS description.
- [29/06/2015] A "leap second" will be added on June 30 at midnight Coordinated
Universal Time (UTC), therefore a SAS alignment taking this into account has become
necessary. If your data analysis depends on absolute times, please make sure that you
download and install the corresponding patch: Patch utils-1.130.1 including new
leapsec.dat is available
ready for download and inclusion into an existing SAS 14.0.0 installation. A short
"Readme" file with instructions on how to do this is also provided at the given ftp
- [13/11/2014] IMPORTANT NOTE: The epchain
perl script included in SAS 14.0.0 contained an error that has been fixed now. All
SAS 14.0.0 tar balls downloaded before 11:45 hrs of Thursday 13th November 2014
included the buggy script. Therefore, please make sure you download SAS again if you
did so before the mentioned date and would like to have the correct epchain.
- [10/11/2014] SAS 14.0.0 binaries released - Find
the corresponding release notes