The HETG GTO Science Program

 

The HETG GTO science efforts span a range of systems:

 

GTO Science Theme

Abbreviation

“Cool” Stars

Cool Star

“Hot” Stars

Hot Star

X-ray Binaries & Accretion Disks

XRB

Supernova Remnants

SNR

Isolated Neutron Stars

iNS

Galaxies & Clusters of Galaxies

Gal., Clust.

Active Galactic Nuclei and Jets

AGN, Jet

Inter-Stellar Medium

ISM

Inter-Galactic Medium

IGM


 

Cycle 8

Object

Science Theme

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

SNR 1987A

 

SNR

8

 

 

Prop.

08500065

[ 370 ]

Dewey

(coord. w/LETG McCray obs.)

20-year birthday

 

Crab

 

NS

8

 

 

Prop.

08500060

[ 50 ]

Yao, Nowak

 

Orion Nebula Cluster

“Hot” Stars

8

 

 

Prop.

08200053

[ 150 ]

Schulz, Huenemoerder,

Testa, Ishibashi

 

Cyg X-2

 

XRB/

ISM

8

 

Prop.

08910048

[ 150 ]

Yao, Marshall, Schulz

 

 

 


 

 

Cycle 7

Object

Science Theme

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

4U 1728-34

XRB

7

6568,

6567,

7371

400473

 

Prop.

07400020

49.5,

151.8,

39.7

Galloway, Nowak, Marshall, Schulz

7/17/06,

7/18/06,

7/22/06

Frequent He-rich bursts.

 

NGC 6240

AGN

7

6909,

6908

701324

 

Prop.

07700021

143.0,

159.0

Nowak, Marshall,

Heinz, Young, Markoff, Gibson

5/11/06,

5/16/06

AGN separated by 1.5”.

Competed in peer review.

 

DX Cha

HD104237A

 

“Cool” Stars

7

6444,

7320,

7319,

7326

200418

 

Prop.

07200022

12.7,

44.4,

44.0,

46.2

Huenemoerder,

Testa, Schulz, Ishibashi

4/11/06,

4/13/06,

4/16/06,

6/13/06

Young A star; ~5 sources in 10” radius; 2-5 M year old sparse stellar cluster.

Competed in peer review.

 


 

 

Cycle 6

Object

Science Theme

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

SS 433

XRB

6

 

 

 

==

2

2

==

1

5512,

5513,

5514,

6360

==

1019,

1020

==

106

400442-4;

Prop.

06400060

 

==

400097,

400098

==

400019

21.5,

49.2,

74.7,

58.7

==

23.7,

23.0

==

28.9

H. Marshall,

N. Schulz,

L. Lopez,

C.R. Canizares

8/6/05,

8/12/05,

8/15/05,

8/17/05

 

==

3/16/01,

11/28/00

==

9/23/99

No longer a TOO [8/04] Continue observing this amazing source.

Paper in final draft…[8/04]

Jet model: expected density and cooling time.[11/03]

Press conference, Jan.04. Final draft[12/03] CSR-02-01,‘01-78

GX 5-1

XRB

6

5888

900388;

 

45.2

N. Schulz, etc.

10/30/05

CC mode. Target accepted in peer review.

 

M81*

AGN

6

6174,

6346,

6347,

5601,

5600

701024;

Prop.

06700026

45.2,

55.2,

64.7,

84.1,

38.4

A. Young, etc.

2/24/05,

7/14/05,

7/14/05,

7/19/05,

8/14/05

VLA and VLBA proposals in[9/04].

GMRT proposal submitted[8/04]

 

PG 0844+349

AGN

6

6244,

5599,

6245

701023;

Prop.

06700023

50.0,

57.2,

36.2

A. Young, etc.

(was J.C. Lee)

1/1/06,

12/27/05,

12/30/05

Study nucleus and its high velocity ionized outflow.

 

 


 

Cycle 5

Object

Science Theme

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

4U 1957+11

XRB

5

4552

400335

67.2

M. Nowak

9/7/04

Data in house – mostly continuum[9/04]

RXTE and optical coord.[8/04] Target accepted in peer review.

 

MCG—6-30-15

AGN

5

and

1

4759,

4760,

4761,

4762

700845

 

Prop. 05700032

159.

38.

161.

172.

J. Lee,

Rob Gibson

5/24/04,

5/19/04,

5/21/04,

5/27/04

Data in-house – clear absorption lines [6/04]

 

Orion Nebula Cluster

“Hot” Stars

5

4473,

4474

200242,

200243

Prop. 05200040

49.8,

51.2

N. Schulz

11/3/04

11/23/04

 

 


 

Cycle 4

Object

Science Theme

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

4U 1626-67

XRB

4

and

1

3504

400257

97.1

N. Schulz

6/5/03

Prelim analysis [1/04] XMM obs on 8/20.

 

Sco X-1

XRB

4

3505

400258

16.1

N. Schulz

7/21/03

CC Data being processed [7/03]. Multi-wavelength obs

Example spectra at CCW II [10/03].

H1426+428

IGM

4

3568

700630

101.0

T. Fang

9/8/03

Prop. No.: 04700987

 

Mrk 290

AGN

4

3567

4399

4441

4442

700629

55

85

61

50

J. Lee,

Rob Gibson

6/29/03

7/15/03

7/15/03

7/17/03

Curve of growth [1/04] Identify-ing lines, back-ground [12/03]. Fe lines searched [10/03] Mg, Ne lines.

 

TV Crit

“Cool” Stars

4

3728

200198

100.2

D. Huenemoerder

3/7/03

Data in-house – looks good[4/03].

Selected in peer review![6/02]

Paper re-submitted[2/04]

E0102

SNR

4

and

1

3828

500307

137.7

K. Flanagan,

D.Dewey

12/20/02

Echelle O III data[1-2/04] Measure shelf, arc, 10/03] Extracted counts and flux ratios.[9/03]

ApJ Accepted! Astro-ph 0312509 [12/03]

AAS’03 Poster. High-Res UK talk.[10/02]

CSR-01-10,11,24,25,26,

Y2Chandra01

 


 

Cycle 3

Object

Science Theme

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

MRC 2251-178

 

AGN

3

2977

700416

148.5

J. Lee/

H. Marshall,

R. Gibson

9/11/02

Astro-E2 proposal [8/04]. XSTAR modeling[7/04]. Wind aspect [2/04] Improved photo-ion model[1/04] High-velocity outflow [12/03]. UV flux insufficient f-to-i.[10/03]

Improved paper [1/04] First draft finished.[7/03].AAS03.

NGC 7469

AGN

3

3147

(+2956)

700586

69.8,

79.8

J. Lee, (Kriss),

H. Marshall

12/13/02

UROP working [2/04] Analyzed data, id absorp lines.[1/03] w/HST.

 

1H 0414+009

 

IGM, AGN

3

2969,

4284

700408

50.8,

36.9

T. Fang,

S. Gallagher

8/1/02

Shows lovely power law.[9/02] First pass through data. Data in-house.[8/02]

 

GX 349+2

XRB, ISM

3

3354

900193

35.2

N. Schulz,

A. Juett

4/9/02

For ISM study; Observed on 4/9; data available 5/2 [4/02]

Santander,’02

AAS00, ‘01

NGC 2362

Tau CMa

“Hot” Stars

3

2525,

2526

200133,

200134

44.5,

43.8

N. Schulz,

P. Wojdowski,

J. Kastner/RIT

3/28/02,

4/23/02

Analysis continues.[6,9/02]

Previewed the data.[5/02]

Observed 4/23 [4/02]

Patzcuaro, ‘02

1ES 1028+511

IGM, AGN

3

2970,

3472

700409

21.8,

69.6

T. Fang,

S. Gallagher

3/27/02,

3/28/02

Shows lovely power law.[9/02] First pass through data.[8/02]

 

3C 279

IGM, AGN, Jet

3

2971

700410

108.2

T. Fang,

H. Marshall

3/21/02

Overlay radio contours on jet.[8/02

 

IRAS 18325-5926

AGN

3

3148,

3452

700587

56.9,

51.1

J. Lee,

S. Gallagher

3/19/02,

3/23/02

Wind aspect [2/04] Work ongoing[8/03]. XTE and SAX obs analyzed.[12/02]

Paper draft w/ Iwasawa[12/02]


Cycle 2

Object

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

Cyg X-2

 

XRB, ISM

2

1016

400094

15.1

N. Schulz,

A. Juett

8/12/01

Fit O, Fe, Ne edges.[7/02] ISM study: cold absorption edges[5/02]

Santander,’02

AAS00, AAS01

Cas A

 

SNR

 

2

1046

500112

69.9

J. Lazendic,

D.Dewey

5/25/01

Jasmina analysis, 2005.

Began NEI fits to Si knot image for continuum.[8/02]

High-Res UK talk.[10/02]

CRC Royal Soc.’02

4U 0142+61

 

iNS, AXPs

2

1018

400096

25.4

N. Schulz,

A. Juett

5/23/01

Finishing

additional analysis [3/02]

ApJ, 2002, 568, pp. L31, HEAD-2002[4/02]

CSR-02-16[3/02]

Mrk 766

 

AGN

2

1597

700213

90.5

P. Ogle,

J. Lee,

A. Young

5/7/01

Extract, identify lines [2/04] XTE data simultaneous w/obs.[10/02] Paper in preparation [4/02]

 

NGC 4696

Gal.

2

1560

600117

85.8

M. Wise

4/18/01

To be analyzed.

 

EXO 0748-676

 

XRB

2

1017

400095

49.0

N. Schulz,

H. Marshall,

M. Jimenez-Garate

4/14/01

Photo-excitation rates.[10/02] Performed abundance measurements.[8/02]

Revise/reply to ref. report.[1/03]

AAS03.

HEAD02

1H 1821+643

 

AGN, IGM

2

1599

700215

101.3

P. Ogle,

T. Fang

2/9/01

 

CSR-02-16.5[4/02],

CSR-01-69

Iota Orionis

 

“Hot” Star

2

599,

2420

200075

37.6,

12.9

N. Schulz,

P. Wojdowski

2/7/01,

2/8/01

DEM distribution derived.[9/02] Make arfs for one-ion analysis.[8/02] Data reviewed[5/02]

Patzcuaro, ‘02

TY Pyx,

HD77137

“Cool” Star

2

601

200076

49.8

D. Huenemoerder

1/3/01

Re-analysis using light/phase curve s/w…[9/03] Preliminary analysis done.

(spectrum in CSR-02-02)

N103B

 

SNR

2

1045,

2410,

2416

500111

74.0,

25.7,

17.6

D. Dewey

1/1/01,

1/3/01,

1/2/01

Investigating models by Badenes et al, ApJ 593:358.[11/03] New fits, abundance plots, one-ion fits.[9/02] Fit vpshock w/APED lines…[7/02]

High-Res UK talk.[10/02]

Poster: HEAD02[4/02]

NGC 5506

 

AGN

2

1598

700214

90.0

P. Ogle,

J. Lee,

S. Gallagher

12/31/00

Draft complete, internal review[7,8/03]. O VII and RRC[6/03] Paper progress.[4/03] XTE simult obs reduced; spectral and image analysis progress.[12/02]

AAS’03

Paper in prep.[4/02]

ZW 3146

 

Clust.

2

1651

800119

167.8

M. Wise

12/25/00

MEG +/-1 spectrum.[10/02] Include background subtraction.[7/02] Re-analysis continued w/ ISIS[6/02]; started[5/02]

High-Res UK talk.[10/02] Cluster paper in draft[5/02]

Cycle 2, above.


 

Cycle 1

Object

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

NGC 1068

AGN

 

1

332

700004

46.3

H. Marshall,

P. Ogle, J. Lee

12/4/00

Examine zeroth-order pileup[5/02]

Paper in submitted[5/02]

4U 1626-67

XRB

1

and

4

104

400017

40.0

N. Schulz

9/16/00

Analysis complete.

CSR-01-81

 

AR Lac

 

 

“Cool” Star

1

6,7,8,

9,10,11

20000N:

4,5,6,7,8,9

32.5,7.5,

7.5,32.6,

7.3,7.3

D. Huenemoerder

9/11/00-

9/19/00

Fixed errors.[12/02] Analysis complete.

Submitted to ApJ.[1/03] Revised manuscript.[12/02]

CSR-01-112

Abell 1835

 

 

Clust.

1

49896

511

800019

9.8

127.0

M. Wise

8/25/00

8/26/00

MARX simulations (1T, 2T, etc.)[10/02] Bkg sub. [7/02]

High-Res UK talk.[10/02] Cluster paper in draft[5/02]

N132D

 

SNR

1

121,

1828

500008

22.3

77.6

D. Dewey

7/19/00

7/20/00

Model grid added.[4/03] Fe and O line ratios from many regions/features

CSR-01-10,26,

Y2Chandra01

TW Hydra

“Cool” Star

1

5

200003

48.3

D.Huenemoerder,

J. Kastner

7/18/00

Analysis complete.

CSR-02-02,

CSR-01-29

NGC 4486, M87

 

Gal., AGN, Jet

1

241

600001

38.5

M. Wise

7/17/00

Absorption and cooling maps.[9/02]

 

GX 301-2

XRB

1

103

400016

40.0

N. Schulz

6/19/00

Re-analysis initiated [3/02]

Draft paper begun [3/02], AAS00

NGC 1399

 

Gal.

1

49898,

240,

2389

600214

600000

13.2

44.1

14.8

M. Wise

5/8/01

6/15/00

5/8/01

Examination begun.[6/02]

 

Vela X-1

XRB

1

102

400015

28.4

N. Schulz

4/13/00

 

ApJ, 2002, 564, L21

MCG –6-30-15

(w/Fabian)

 

 

AGN

1

and

5

433

700105

128.2

H. Marshall,

J. Lee

4/5/00

XMM obs analysis.[12/02] XSTAR /Kallman; Fe UTAs (Ming); LLB edges.[7/02]

Draft paper 3 progress[8/03].

Lee et al 2002, CSR-02-15 [3/02], CSR-01-02

NGC 4151

AGN

1

335

700007

48.0

H. Marshall,

P. Ogle

3/5/00

 

CSR-00-87

PSR B0656+ 14

iNS

1

130

500017

38.1

H. Marshall

11/28/99

LETG/HRC

Paper accepted,

CSR-02-12[3/02]

PKS 2149-306

IGM, AGN

1

336,

1481

700008

36.0

54.8

H. Marshall

11/18/99

11/20/99

 

CSR-01-67

Trapezium,

Theta Ori

 

“Hot” Stars

1

3,

4

200001

200002

50.1

31.3

N. Schulz,

D. Huenemoerder

10/31/99

11/24/99

Add new archive obs.[1/03] Theta Ori A and E line fluxes.[10/02]

Second paper submitted.[4/03] Draft papers III and IV [9/02]. CSR-01-118, CSR-00-89, CSR-00-75

4U 1636-53

XRB, ISM

1

105

400018

29.8

N. Schulz,

A. Juett

10/20/99

Fit O, Fe, Ne edges.[7/02]

Santander,

AAS00, AAS01

PKS 2155-304

 

AGN, IGM

1

337,

1703,

1705

700009

700261

700263

39.1

26.2

25.8

H. Marshall,

T. Fang, J. Lee

10/20/99

5/31/00

5/31/00

HETG and LETG w/ACIS-S

ApJ Letter in press.[6/02] Paper accepted.[4/02]

Cyg X-1

 

XRB

1

107,

1511

400020

2.5

12.6

N. Schulz,

H. Marshall,

J. Miller

10/19/99

1/12/00

Second paper continuing[5,6/02] Paper…[3/02]

ApJ, 2002, 564, pp. 941 (CSR-01-57), HEAD00

II Peg,

HD 224085

“Cool” Star

1

1451

200010

43.3

D. Huenemoerder

10/17/99

Analysis complete.

CSR-01-50

Q0836+7104

IGM, AGN

1

1450,

1802

700006

61.0

14.1

H. Marshall

10/17/99

8/25/00

 

CSR-01-67

PKS 0745-191

Clust.

1

510,

1509,

1509

800018

45.3,

40.4,

39.9

M. Wise

10/14/99

4/25/00

3/4/00

MEG +/-1 spectrum.[10/02] Include background subtraction.[7/02]

High-Res UK talk.[10/02]

CSR-02-32[8/02]

ApJ submitted,

Hicks et al. [3/02]

PSR B0833-45,

Vela Pulsar

iNS

1

131

500018

36.1

H. Marshall

10/12/99

 

HEAD00

NGC 1275

AGN

1

333,

428

700005

700201

53.2

25.0

H. Marshall,

P. Ogle

10/10/99

8/25/00

Determined PL spectral slope

No pubs of note

E0102

 

SNR

1

and

4

120,

968

500007

88.2,

49.0

K. Flanagan,

J. Houck,

A. Fredericks,

D.Dewey

9/28/99

10/8/99

Start 3D modeling; Asymetry mechanisms[6/03].

ApJ Accepted! Astro-ph 0312509 [12/03]

AAS’03 Poster. High-Res UK talk.[10/02]

CSR-01-10,11,24,25,26,

Y2Chandra01

Object

AO

Obs ID

Seq. No.

Expos.

(ks)

Observer /

Analyst

Start Date

Comments & Analysis

Talks and

Publications

Cycle 1, end.