Swift/XRT Detects Hard-State X-ray Emission from the 2020 Outburst of Aquila X-1

Arash Bahramian, Payaswini Saikia, Gregory Sivakoff, David Russell

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Abstract

The XB-NEWS team recently reported optical emission from Aquila X-1 (Aql X-1), the prototypical recurrent neutron star low-mass X-ray binary (distance d=5.2+/-0.7 kpc; Jonker & amp; Nelemans 2004, MNRAS, 354, 355), that indicated a new outburst of Aql X-1 was beginning (ATel #13953).
Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number13961
JournalThe Astronomer's Telegram
Volume13961
StatePublished - Aug 1 2020

Keywords

  • Neutron Star
  • Transient

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