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Title: X-ray spectroscopy of the HMXB pulsar GX 301-2 with Chandra
Authors: Mukherjee, U.
Paul, Biswajit
Keywords: X-rays
stars
Issue Date: Mar-2003
Publisher: The Astronomical Society of India
Citation: Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, 2003, Vol. 31, p369-370
Abstract: We present analysis of X-ray spectra of the accreting pulsar GX 301-2, from two observations with the Chandra X-ray observatory made during different phases of its orbital period. Analysis of the zeroth order ACIS spectra and the high energy resolution grating spectra show that the spectra obtained in both the orbital phases can be fitted with a partial covering power-law model. Strong K and K iron emission lines with finite width and iron absorption edges are present in both the spectra. In one of the observations we found another one broad emission component, probably formed by Compton scattering.
Description: Restricted Access
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4967
ISSN: 0304-9523
Alternative Location: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2003BASI...31..369M
Copyright: 2003 The Astronomical Society of India
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