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Line structures in the X-ray spectra of Cygnus X-2 observed with ExosatCygnus X-2 was observed with Exosat at five phases of a single orbital cycle in September of 1983. The results of spectral fits of the LE + ME (Argon) data are summarized in terms of a superposition of thermal bremsstrahlung and blackbody components. During the first observation, a grating spectrum was obtained, and this is described in some detail. The GSPC data are used to investigate the presence of iron features and their behavior during dips.
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Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Freeman, P. E. (California Univ. Berkeley, CA, United States)
Kahn, S. M. (California, University Berkeley, United States)
Chiappetti, L. (California Univ. Berkeley, CA, United States)
Tanzi, E. G. (CNR Istituto per Ricerche in Fisica Cosmica e Tecnologie Relative, Milan, Italy)
Ciapi, A. (California Univ. Berkeley, CA, United States)
Maraschi, L. (California Univ. Berkeley, CA, United States)
Treves, A. (Milano, Universita Milan, Italy)
Branduardi-Raymont, E. G. (London, University College, Dorking, United Kingdom)
Ercan, E. N. (University of the Bosphorus Istanbul, Turkey)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1990
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