XRISM Proposal workshop

The XRISM X-ray observatory is a joint effort of JAXA and NASA, with significant contribution from ESA, SRON and University of Geneve. 

SRON Netherlands Space Institute for Space Research is organizing a workshop for XRISM Proposal preparation.

The workshop will be held at SRON Leiden on February 15th, 2024.



10:30 – 12:00 XRISM mission, status and proposal information
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch


13:00 – 14:30 Workshop XRISM simulation of point sources (hands-on) *
15:00 – 17:00 Workshop XRISM simulation of extended sources (hands-on) *

The talks before lunch can be followed through Zoom, but the hands-on workshop after lunch is in-person only. Please indicate if you want to follow the morning session through Zoom in the remarks section of the registration form below.

  • For the workshops, we expect that participants bring a laptop with the latest HEASOFT software installed. An installation of SPEX is helpful, but not strictly necessary. If this is a problem, please mention it in the remarks and we may be able to help you. We also assume that you have a bit of experience working in a Mac/Linux terminal. Basic experience with Python and/or Jupyter notebooks is helpful, but not strictly necessary.


SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research is located at the Leiden Bio Science Park, Niels Bohrweg 4, 2333 CA Leiden

Travel and parking

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The registration has been closed after February 8th, 2024.