OBSERVATIONS OF SOME X-RAY TRANSIENTS WITH RXTE

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We present results of observations of several X-ray transients with RXTE in 1996-1998, namely, GRS 1739-278, XTE J1748-288, GS 1354-64, 2S1803-245 and XTE J0421+560 (CI Cam). We studied light curves and spectra of their outbursts and compared them with observations of other X-ray transients. We discuss fits of high state spectra with BMC model, and similarities and differences between black holes and neutron stars in their low state. Special attention is paid to CI Cam as possible legate for new class of X-ray transients.

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BOROZDIN, K.; PRIEDHORSKY, W. & AL, ET November 1, 1999.

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We present results of observations of several X-ray transients with RXTE in 1996-1998, namely, GRS 1739-278, XTE J1748-288, GS 1354-64, 2S1803-245 and XTE J0421+560 (CI Cam). We studied light curves and spectra of their outbursts and compared them with observations of other X-ray transients. We discuss fits of high state spectra with BMC model, and similarities and differences between black holes and neutron stars in their low state. Special attention is paid to CI Cam as possible legate for new class of X-ray transients.

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BOROZDIN, K.; PRIEDHORSKY, W. & AL, ET. OBSERVATIONS OF SOME X-RAY TRANSIENTS WITH RXTE, article, November 1, 1999; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716545/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.