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Astro Seminar

Mapping large scale structures at high energies: initial results from eROSITA on SRG

Speaker: Miriam Ramos Ceja (Garching)
Date: Wednesday 3 February 2021
Time: 14:00
Venue: Zoom

eROSITA (extended ROentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array) was successfully launched in July 2019 and is the core instrument on the Russian-German Spektrum-Roentgen-Gamma (SRG) mission,. The high sensitivity, large field of view, high spatial resolution and high survey efficiency of eROSITA is bound to revolutionise X-ray astronomy and deliver large legacy samples for many classes of astronomical objects in the energy range 0.2-8 keV. I will present an overview of the instrument capabilities, the current status of the mission, a few selected early science outcomes and show the first results on clusters of galaxies from the eROSITA PV phase observations.