Swift J1357.2-0933 as observed with Swift during its 2021 outburst

Aru Beri, B. E. Tetarenko, Eric C. Bellm, Gregory R. Sivakoff, Arash Bahramian, J. Homan, Rudy Wijnands, Patrick Schmeer, A. J. Tetarenko, Payaswini Saikia, M. Cristina Baglio, D. M. Russell, Eleonora Caruso, John. A. Paice, Diego Altamirano, Nathalie Degenaar, T. D. Russell, David Williams, Rob Fender, Matt. MiddletonA. W. Shaw, Richard Plotkin, J. V. Hernandez Santisteban

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Swift J1357.2-0933 (J1357) is a peculiar black hole candidate X-ray transient discovered in outburst during 2011 (ATel #3138) and peaked at an X-ray luminosity of ~1e36 erg/s (for an assumed distance of 6 kpc).
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalThe Astronomer's Telegram, No. 14573
StatePublished - Apr 1 2021


  • Black Hole
  • Transient


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