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Clarification of orbital elements for SAX J1808.4-3658

ATEL # 1767; A. Patruno (U. Amsterdam), J. M. Hartman (NRL), R. Wijnands (U. Amsterdam), M. van der Klis (U. Amsterdam), D. Chakrabarty (MIT), E. H. Morgan (MIT), C. B. Markwardt (U. Maryland & GSFC)
on 7 Oct 2008; 15:38 UT
Password Certification: Alessandro Patruno (

Subjects: X-ray, Binaries, Neutron Stars, Pulsars, Transients

In Atel#1760 we posted an incorrect definition of the ascending node as "the point at 90 degrees mean longitude". The correct definition of the ascending node is "the point at 0 degrees true longitude". The orbital elements themselves are correct as given in Atel#1760.

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