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BeppoSAX U.S. Coordination Facility

December 1999 from the BeppoSAX Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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 5   6   7   8   9  10  11
12  13  14  15  16  17  18
19  20  21  22  23  24  25
26  27  28  29  30  31

Spectra of 2 CI Cam outbursts (left). Images of the 2 outbursts (right).

The left picture shows the deconvolved photon spectra of the black hole/neutron star X-ray transient XTE J0421+560 during two BeppoSAX TOO observations. The model includes two bremsstrahlung components plus emission lines of O, Ne/Fe-L, Si, S, Ca and Fe-K. The bottom part shows the data to model ratios. The X-ray images in different energy bands shown on the right side have been collected with the LECS instrument. Courtesy of A. Parmar, Space Science Department of ESA and F. Frontera, University of Ferrara, Italy.

1999 BeppoSAX Calendar

Images courtesy of the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) and the BeppoSAX Science Data Center (SDC).

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This file was last modified on Tuesday, 31-Jul-2001 14:08:36 EDT