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Be an INTEGRAL astronomer: Your Mission

Your mission is to examine INTEGRAL observations of variable X-ray sources in the Galactic Bulge, to interpret the data, to search for evidence of variability, and to report on your research.

The closing date for the 'Be an INTEGRAL astronomer' competition has passed.

The information you will need to complete your mission, including; a description of the data files, useful resources, guidelines for the content of your report and how to submit your competition entry is provided in the various links below.

Please ensure that you read all of the information thoroughly and check back frequently for further updates.

A list of 'Frequently asked questions' will be complied and updated throughout the course of the competition, should you have any questions please first check the list and if you cannot find the answer you require there please contact us; IYA2009esa.int

The data that you need to perform all of the tasks is available to download from the internet. Follow the links, embedded in the table for each task, to access the data.

 

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

 

Submit Entry

 

Report guidelines

 

Data information

 

Useful resources

 

Rules and regulations

 


Last Update: 15 October 2012
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