X-ray monitoring of the radio and γ-ray loud Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy PKS2004–447
1 Lehrstuhl für Astronomie, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
2 Dr. Remeis Sternwarte & ECAP, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Bamberg, Germany
3 ORAU/NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, USA
4 Observatori Astronòmic, Univ. València, Spain
5 Dept. Astronomìa y Astrofìsica, Univ. València, Spain
6 Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany
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Published online: 9 December 2013
We present preliminary results of the X-ray analysis of XMM-Newton and Swift observations as part of a multi-wavelength monitoring campaign in 2012 of the radio-loud narrow line Seyfert 1 galaxy PKS 2004–447. The source was recently detected in γ-rays by Fermi/LAT among only four other galaxies of that type. The 0:5 – 10 keV X-ray spectrum is well-described by a simple absorbed powerlaw (Γ ∼ 1.6). The source brightness exhibits variability on timescales of months to years with indications for spectral variability, which follows a “bluer-when-brighter” behaviour, similar to blazars.
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