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The ROSAT  Results Archive (RRA)

The RRA Consortium, consisting of: M. Arida tex2html_wrap_inline117 T. Boller tex2html_wrap_inline119 , H. Brunner tex2html_wrap_inline121 , M. Corcoran tex2html_wrap_inline123 , K. Dennerl tex2html_wrap_inline121 , J. Englhauser tex2html_wrap_inline119 , R. Gruber tex2html_wrap_inline119 , F. Haberl tex2html_wrap_inline119 , D. Harris tex2html_wrap_inline133 , G. Hasinger tex2html_wrap_inline121 , N. Junkes tex2html_wrap_inline121 , R. Petre tex2html_wrap_inline139 , W. Pietsch tex2html_wrap_inline119 , A. Priebe tex2html_wrap_inline121 , J. Pye tex2html_wrap_inline145 , S. Sembay tex2html_wrap_inline145 , J. Siebert tex2html_wrap_inline119 , J. Silverman tex2html_wrap_inline133 , R. Supper tex2html_wrap_inline119 , W. Voges tex2html_wrap_inline119 , S. Vrtilek tex2html_wrap_inline133 , J. Wambsganss tex2html_wrap_inline121 , M. Watson tex2html_wrap_inline145 , U. Zimmermann tex2html_wrap_inline119

tex2html_wrap_inline117 RSTX, Code 664, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, USA

tex2html_wrap_inline119 MPI für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany

tex2html_wrap_inline123 USRA, Code 660.2, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, USA

tex2html_wrap_inline121 Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

tex2html_wrap_inline133 Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA, USA

tex2html_wrap_inline139 Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA

tex2html_wrap_inline145 Leicester University, Leicester, UK


The ROSAT  Results Archive (RRA) is currently being produced by the five participating ROSAT  institutions: Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik (MPE), Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Leicester University (LU), Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam (AIP).

It is a public archive that contains the source detections in all the released ROSAT  High Resolution Imager (HRI) and Position Sensitive Proportional Counter (PSPC) pointed observations: about 8000 so far, and still increasing. The primary source parameters from the Standard Analysis Software System (SASS) have been quality checked, both by automatic algorithms and by visual inspection of each field. The RRA  is based on, and is part of, the ROSAT  Data Archive (RDA). Whereas the current ROSAT  archives contain most of the results from SASS processing of the pointed observations, the RRA  adds the detected source parameters which were previously available only to the Principal Investigator (PI) and the newly generated quality flags.
Wed Jun 3 11:20:57 EDT 1998