Wachter, Stefanie and Wellhouse, Joseph W. and Bandyopadhyay, Reba M. (2005) Chandra Localizations of LMXBs: IR Counterparts and their Properties. In: Interacting Binaries: Accretion, Evolution, and Outcomes. AIP Conference Proceedings (797). American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 639-642. ISBN 0-7354-0286-8 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20110825-093216006
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We present new Chandra observations of the low mass X-ray binaries (LMXBs) X1624−490, X1702−429, and X1715−321 and the search for their Infrared (IR) counterparts. We also report on early results from our dedicated IR survey of LMXBs. The goal of this program is to investigate whether IR counterparts can be identified through unique IR colors and to trace the origin of the IR emission in these systems.
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|Additional Information:||© 2005 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 21 October 2005. The research described in these proceedings was carried out, in part, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, and was sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.We made use of data products from the 2 Micron All Sky Survey, which is a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation. It also utilized NASA’s Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service and the SIMBAD database operated by CDS, Strasbourg, France. SW was supported by Chandra award GO2-3044X. SW and JW acknowledge support through Chandra grant GO3-4036X.|
|Subject Keywords:||X-ray binary stars, infrared sources (astronomical)|
|Classification Code:||PACS: 97.80.Jp; 98.70.Lt|
|Official Citation:||Chandra Localizations of LMXBs: IR Counterparts and their Properties Stefanie Wachter, Joseph W. Wellhouse, and Reba M. Bandyopadhyay, AIP Conf. Proc. 797, 639 (2005), DOI:10.1063/1.2130304|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
|Deposited On:||25 Aug 2011 17:56|
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