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Title: Observation of X-ray binary Cygnus X-3 by Indian X-ray Astronomy Experiment
Authors: Singh, N.S.
Singh, K.Y.
Naik, S.
Paul, Biswajit
Agrawal, P.C.
Rao, A.R.
Seetha, S.
Kasturirangan, K.
Keywords: cygnus x-3
binary system
orbital period
light curve
Issue Date: Sep-2001
Publisher: The Astronomical Society of India
Citation: Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, 2001, Vol. 29, p351-354
Abstract: The X-ray binary Cygnus X-3 was observed with the Indian X-ray Astronomy Experiment (IXAE) on Board the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite IRS-P3 during July 3-13, 1999 and October 11-24, 1999 with total useful exposure time of 31244.64 seconds in 1 sec integration mode. The short and long time variability of this X-ray source has been studied. We have found the orbital period to be 17254.273 deg 0.890 seconds.
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ISSN: 0304-9523
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Copyright: 2001 The Astronomical Society of India
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