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Be an INTEGRAL astronomer: Task 4

Be an INTEGRAL astronomer: Task 4

Round-and-around it goes - but how fast?

4U 1700-377 is a strongly variable high-mass X-ray binary source. The variability is periodic with a period of 3.4125 days.

Can you find evidence for this variability in the data? Indicate how the X-ray emission from this source compares to that from the Crab. (Hint: compare the count rates for the sources.)

 

 

Source name Source type Comment
4U 1700-377 X-ray binary Link to data
Last Update: 1 September 2019
27-Nov-2021 15:11 UT

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