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Arcodia, R. et al., X-ray quasi-periodic eruptions from two previously quiescent galaxies, Nature, 592, 704 (2021).

Liu, T., Massive black holes flaring up time and again, Nature Astronomy, 5, 438 (2021).

Khorunzhev, G. A. et al., Discovery of the most X-ray luminous quasar SRGE J170245.3+130104 at redshift z≈5.5, AstL, 47, 123 (2021).

Shakura, N. I. et al., Observations of Her X–1 in low states during SRG/eROSITA all–sky survey, A&A, 648, 39 (2021).

Becker, W et. at., Hoinga: a supernova remnant discovered in the SRG/eROSITA All–Sky Survey eRASS1, A&A, 648, 30 (2021).

Toba, Y. et al., The eROSITA Final Equatorial-Depth Survey (eFEDS): An X–ray bright, extremely luminous infrared galaxy at z = 1.87, A&A, 649, 11 (2021).

Campana, S. et al., First science highlights from SRG/eROSITA, A&A, 647, 1 (2021).

Malyali, A. et al., AT 2019avd: a novel addition to the diverse population of nuclear transients, A&A, 647, 9 (2021).

Brüggen, M. et al., Radio observations of the merging galaxy cluster system Abell 3391–Abell 3395, A&A, 647, 3 (2021).

Maitra, C. et al., Fast flaring observed from XMMU J053108.3-690923 by eROSITA: a supergiant fast X-ray transient in the Large Magellanic Cloud, A&A, 647, 8 (2021).

Lamer, G. et al., A giant X- ray dust scattering ring discovered with SRG/eROSITA around the black hole transient MAXI J1348–630, A&A, 647, 7 (2021).

Boller, T. et al., Extreme ultra-soft X-ray variability in an eROSITA observation of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy 1H 0707-495, A&A, 647, 6 (2021).

Wolf, J. et al., First constraints on the AGN X-ray luminosity function at z 6 from an eROSITA- detected quasar, A&A, 647, 5 (2021).

Ghirardini, V. et al., Discovery of a supercluster in the eROSITA Final Equatorial Depth Survey: X- ray properties, radio halo, and double relics, A&A, 647, 4 (2021).

Reiprich, T. H. et al, The Abell 3391/95 galaxy cluster system. A 15 Mpc intergalactic medium emission filament, a warm gas bridge, infalling matter clumps, and (re-) accelerated plasma discovered by combining SRG/eROSITA data with ASKAP/EMU and DECam data, A&A, 647, 2 (2021).

Predehl, P. et al., The eROSITA X-ray telescope on SRG, A&A, 647, 1 (2021).


Dennerl, Konrad et al., The calibration of eROSITA on SRG, SPIE, 11444, 4Q (2020).

Meidinger, Norbert et al., The eROSITA camera array on the SRG satellite, SPIE, 11444, 4O (2020).

Freyberg, Michael et al., SRG/eROSITA in-flight background at L2, SPIE, 11444, 1O (2020).

Coutinho, D. et al., SRG/eROSITA early phase and commissioning operations, SPIE, 11444, 4S (2020).

Comparat, J. et al., Full-sky photon simulation of clusters and active galactic nuclei in the soft X- rays for eROSITA, OJAp, 3, 13 (2020).

Eckert, D. et al., Low-scatter galaxy cluster mass proxies for the eROSITA all-sky survey, OJAp, 3, 12 (2020).

Medvedev, P. et al, SRG/eROSITA uncovers the most X-ray luminous quasar at z> 6, MNRAS, 497, 184 (2020).

Dodin, A. V. et al., Optical Spectroscopy of SRG/eROSITA Objects with 2.5-m Telescope at the Caucasus Mountain Observatory of the SAI MSU, AstL, 46, 429 (2020).

Khorunzhev, G. A. et al, The First Distant X-ray Quasars (z∼4) among the Sources Discovered by the eROSITA Telescope of the SRG Orbital Observatory during a Deep Lockman Hole Survey, AstL, 46, 149 (2020).

Käfer, F. et al., Toward the low-scatter selection of X-ray clusters. Galaxy cluster detection with eROSITA through cluster outskirts, A&A, 634, 8 (2020).


Schwope, A. et al., X-ray surveys with eROSITA, Proceedings of the conference Compact White Dwarf Binaries, 49 (2019).

Malyali, A. et al., eROSITA detection rates for tidal disruptions of white dwarfs by intermediate mass black holes, MNRAS, 489, 541 (2019).

Khokhriakova et al., Detectability of neutron star - White dwarf coalescences by eROSITA and ART-XC, Journal of High Energy Astrophysics, 24, 1 (2019).

Brescia, M. et al., Photometric redshifts for X-ray-selected active galactic nuclei in the eROSITA era, MNRAS, 489, 663 (2019).

Grandis, S. et al., Impact of weak lensing mass calibration on eROSITA galaxy cluster cosmological studies - a forecast, MNRAS, 488, 2041 (2019).

Comparat, J. et al., Active galactic nuclei and their large-scale structure: an eROSITA mock catalogue, MNRAS, 487, 2005 (2019).

Khokhrakova et al., Prospects for Recording X-ray Flares Accompanying Fast Radio Bursts with the SRG/eROSITA Telescope, AstL, 45, 120 (2019).


Pillepich, A. et al., Forecasts on dark energy from the X-ray cluster survey with eROSITA: constraints from counts and clustering, MNRAS, 481, 613 (2018).

Clerc, N. et al., Synthetic simulations of the extragalactic sky seen by eROSITA. I. Pre-launch selection functions from Monte-Carlo simulations, A&A, 617, 92 (2018).

Klein, M. et al., A multicomponent matched filter cluster confirmation tool for eROSITA: initial application to the RASS and DES-SV data sets, MNRAS, 474, 3324 (2018).


Boller, T., 2RXS– The deepest and cleanest X-ray all-sky catalogue before eROSITA, AN, 338, 972 (2017).

Hofmann, F. et al, eROSITA cluster cosmology forecasts: Cluster temperature substructure bias, A&A, 606, 118 (2017).

Reiprich, T. H., Follow-up of eROSITA and Euclid Galaxy Clusters with XMM-Newton, AN, 338, 349 (2017).

Pires, A. M. et al., Follow-up of isolated neutron star candidates from the eROSITA survey, AN, 338, 213 (2017).

Predehl, P., eROSITA on SRG, AN, 338, 159 (2017).


P. Predehl et al., eROSITA on SRG, SPIE, 9905, 1K (2016).

M. Pavlinsky et al., Status of ART-XC / SRG instrument, SPIE, 9905, 1J (2016).

E. Perinati et al., An updated approach to the study of proton propagation in the eROSITA mirror system, SPIE, 9905, 52 (2016).

J. Robrade, eROSITA - Nearby Young Stars in X-rays, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, 314, 280 (2016).


M. Pavlinsky et al., Status of ART-XC / SRG instrument, SPIE, 9603, 0C (2015).

M. Salvato, The eROSITA All-Sky Survey and its spectroscopic follow-up, IAU General Assembly, Meeting #29, 2242709 (2015).

A. Kolodzig et al., The SRG/eROSITA All-Sky Survey: A new era of large-scale structure studies with AGN, IAU General Assembly, Meeting #29, 2256886 (2015).

A. Pillepich et al., Cosmology with the eROSITA X-ray cluster survey, IAU General Assembly, Meeting #29, 2257162 (2015).


G. Hütsi et al, Probing large-scale structure with large samples of X-ray selected AGN. I. Baryonic acoustic oscillations, A&A, 572, 28 (2014).

M. Fürmetz et al., The X-ray telescope eROSITA: qualification of the thermal control system, SPIE, 9144, 4X (2014).

P. Friedrich et al., The eROSITA X-ray baffle, SPIE, Volume 9144, 4R (2014).

V. Burwitz et al., The calibration and testing of the eROSITA X-ray mirror assemblies, SPIE, 9144, 1X (2014).

N. Meidinger et al., Report on the eROSITA camera system, SPIE, 9144, 1W (2014).

P. Predehl et al., eROSITA on SRG, SPIE, Volume 9144, 1T (2014).

P. Predehl, eROSITA - Mapping the X-ray universe, AN, 335, 517 (2014).

K. Borm et al., Constraining galaxy cluster temperatures and redshifts with eROSITA survey data, A&A, 567, 65 (2014).

M. Salvato et al., Mapping the active Universe with eROSITA, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, 304, 421 (2014).

A. Kolodzig et al., Large-scale structure studies with AGN in the eROSITA/SRG All-Sky Survey, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, 304, 422 (2014).

M. Pavlinsky et al., Status of ART-XC/SRG instrument, SPIE, 9144, 1U (2014).

E. Perinati et al., Analysis of proton propagation through the eROSITA telescope, SPIE, 9144, 4V (2014).


A. Kolodzig et al., AGN and QSOs in the eROSITA All-Sky Survey. I. Statistical properties, A&A, 558, A89 (2013).

A. Kolodzig et al., AGN and QSOs in the eROSITA All-Sky Survey. II. The large-scale structure, A&A, 558, 90 (2013).

N. Meidinger et al., Progress of the x-ray CCD camera development for the eROSITA telescope, SPIE, 8859, 0B (2013).

G. Chon et al., Cluster science from ROSAT to eROSITA, AN, 334, 478 (2013).


M. F ürmetz et al., The thermal control system of the x-ray telescope eROSITA on Spektrum-Roentgen-Gamma, SPIE, 8443, 52 (2012).

P. Friedrich et al., Development and testing of the eROSITA mirror modules, SPIE, 8443, 1S (2012).

P. Predehl, eROSITA, SPIE, 8443, 1R (2012).

M. Freyberg etal., eROSITA in-orbit calibration strategy and plan: from the ground to the science, SPIE, 8448, 0Y (2012).

M. Freyberg et al., Calibration of the eROSITA calibration source: design and trade-off analysis, SPIE, 8443, 51 (2012).

K. Dennerl et al., Determination of the eROSITA mirror half energy width (HEW) with subpixel resolution, SPIE, 8443, 50 (2012).

E. Perinati et al., Nuclear spallation by solar proton events and cosmic rays in the eROSITA and ATHENA focal plane configurations, SPIE, 8443, 2J (2012).

A. Merloni et al., eROSITA Science Book: Mapping the Structure of the Energetic Universe, arXiv:1209.3114 (2012).

N. Meidinger et al., Design and performance of the eROSITA focal plane instrumentation, SPIE, 8453, 0P (2012).

E. Perinati et al., The radiation environment in L-2 orbit: implications on the non-X-ray background of the eROSITA pn-CCD cameras, Experimental Astronomy, 33, 39 (2012).

Schwope, A. CV surveys with eROSITA, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, 83 844 (2012).


V. Burwitz et al., Development and testing of the eROSITA mirror modules, SPIE, 8147, 08 (2011)

D. Vernani et al., Performance of a mirror shell replicated from a new flight quality mandrel for eROSITA mission, SPIE, 8147, 07 (2011).

P. Predehl et al., eROSITA, SPIE, 8145, 0D (2011).

N. Meidinger et al., Status of the CCD camera for the eROSITA space telescope, SPIE, 8145, 02 (2011).


M. Fürmetz et al., Operation of the x-ray telescope eROSITA, SPIE, 7732, 3K (2010).

W. Becker et al., Exploring The X-ray Sky with eROSITA, American Astronomical Society, HEAD meeting #11, 4804 (2010).


M. Pavlinsky et al., Spectrum-RG astrophysical project, SPIE, 7437, 08 (2009).

N. Meidinger et al., CCD detectors for spectroscopy and imaging of x-rays with the eROSITA space telescope, SPIE, 7435, 02 (2009).


M. Fürmetz et al., The cooling concept of the x-ray telescope eROSITA, SPIE, 7011, 3Y (2008).

P. Friedrich et al., Design and development of the eROSITA x-ray mirrors, SPIE, 7011, 2T (2008).

N. Meidinger et al., eROSITA camera design and first performance measurements with CCDs, SPIE, 7011, 0J (2008).

Freyberg M. J ., New technology and techniques for x-ray mirror calibration at PANTER, SPIE, 7011, 17 (2008).

M. Pavlinsky et al., Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma astrophysical mission, SPIE, 7011, 0H (2008).


P. Predehl et al., eROSITA, SPIE, 6686, 17 (2007).

N. Meidinger et al., Fast large-area spectroscopic and imaging CCD detectors for x-ray astronomy with eROSITA and for exploration of the nanocosmos, SPIE, 6686, 0H (2007).

Telegrams and Circulars

I. Grotova, eRASSt_J093641.9+111347: Discovery of an ultra-soft nuclear transient in a FRII radio galaxy at z=0.12, ATel #14668.

Arne Rau, eRASSt J040515.6-745202: A new X-ray transient discovered by eROSITA, ATel #14646

Zhu Liu, SRG/eROSITA detection of X-ray emission from TDE candidate AT 2021blz. ATel #14407

Jonathan-Rudolph Knies, The flux of2S1417-625 is still rising. ATel #14349.

M. Gilfanov, Tidal disruption event SRGeJ213527.3-181634/ZTF20abgbdpr, ATel #14246.

Axel Schwope, SRG discovery of a bright, strongly variable, nova-like CV: SRGt 062340.2-265715. ATel #14219.

Andrea Gokus, SRG/eROSITA detection of 4FGL J0658.6+0636 prior to high-energy neutrino alert IceCube-201114A. ATel #14199.

Ole Koenig, SRG/eROSITA detection of Nova V1708 Scorpii in its super-soft phase. ATel #14057.

Arne Rau, eRASSt J160827.6-605822: SRG/eROSITA detection of an extreme X-ray outburst of a candidate RS CVn system. ATel #14046.

Arne Rau, eRASSt J100130.3-614025: A new bright X-ray source discovered by SRG/eROSITA. ATel #13844

Frank Haberl, SRG/eROSITA discovery of a strong outburst from the Be/X-ray binary RX J0529.8-6556 in the LMC. ATel #13828.

Frank Haberl, SRG/eROSITA discoverey of eRASSU J050213.8-674620, a candidate for a Be+WD X-ray binary system in the LMC. ATel #13789

Ole Koenig, SRG/eROSITA detection of a bright flare of the millisecond pulsar PSR J1023+0038. ATel #13765

Frank Haberl, SRG/eROSITA detection of SWIFT J004427.3-734801 suggests a Be+WD X-ray binary system. ATel #13709.

Andrea Gokus, SRGt J071522.1-191609: SRG/eROSITA discovery of a bright transient X-ray source. ATel #13657

Chandreyee Maitra, eRASSU J052914.9-662446: SRG/eROSITA discovery of a second Be/X-ray binary in the LMC. ATel #13610.

Frank Haberl, eRASSU J050810.4-660653: SRG/eROSITA discovery of a new Be/X-ray binary in the LMC. ATel #13609.

Riccardo Arcodia, SRG/eROSITA observations of a bright X-ray outburst from Circinus X-1. ATel #13557.

Lorenzo Ducci, SRG/eROSITA discovery of a bright supersoft X-ray emission from the classical nova AT 2018bej in the Large Magellanic Cloud. ATel #13535.

Frank Haberl, Discovery of X-ray pulsations from the Be/X-ray binary XMMU J010429.4-723136 in the SMC with SRG/eROSITA. ATel #13312.