The Galactic center X-ray transients AX J1745.6-2901 and GRS 1741-2853

N. Degenaar, R. Wijnands, M. T. Reynolds, J. M. Miller, J. Kennea, N. Gehrels

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Abstract

AX J1745.6-2901 and GRS 1741-2853 are two transient neutron star low-mass X-ray binaries that are located within ≃ 10′ from the Galactic center. Multi-year monitoring observations with the Swift/XRT has exposed several accretion outbursts from these objects. We report on their updated X-ray light curves and renewed activity that occurred in 2010-2013.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)315-317
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Volume9
Issue numberS303
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Space and Planetary Science

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