Short-Duration X-ray Transients Observed with WATCH on Granat: Are Some of Them Related to Stellar Flares?

Alberto J. Castro-Tirado, Søren Brandt, Niels Lund, Igor Lapshov, Rashid Sunyaev

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Abstract

During 1990–92, the WATCH all-sky X-ray monitor on GRANAT has discovered 6 short-duration X-ray transients. We discuss their possible relationship to peculiar stars. Only one source, GRS 1100-77 seems to be related to a T Tauri star.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFlares and Flashes : Proceedings of IAU Colloqium No. 151 Held in Sonneberg, Germany, 5–9 December 1994
EditorsJochen Greiner, Hilmar W. Duerbeck, Roald E. Gershberg
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date1995
Pages158-163
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-60057-2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-49420-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Event151st IAU Colloquium on Flares and Flashes - Sonneberg, Germany
Duration: 5 Dec 19949 Dec 1994
Conference number: 151

Conference

Conference151st IAU Colloquium on Flares and Flashes
Number151
CountryGermany
CitySonneberg
Period05/12/199409/12/1994
SeriesLecture Notes in Physics
Volume454
ISSN0075-8450

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