XB-NEWS detects a new outburst from Aquila X-1

Payaswini Saikia, Yasmine Heikal, David Russell, D. M. Bramich, M. C. Baglio, S. F. Pirbhoy, F. Lewis

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Aquila X-1 (Aql X-1) is a transient neutron star low-mass X-ray binary system discovered in 1973 (Kunte et al. 1973). The system shows frequent outbursts with an irregular recurrence rate of roughly one year, with each outburst typically lasting from a few weeks to a few months
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherThe Astronomer's Telegram
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Aug 19 2020


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