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Aquila X-1 is active again

ATEL # 870; S.A.Ilovaisky, C.Chevalier (Observatoire de Haute-Provence)
on 31 Jul 2006; 17:38 UT
Password Certification: Sergio A. Ilovaisky (ilovaisky@obs-hp.fr)

Subjects: X-ray, Binaries, Neutron Stars, Transients
Referred to by ATEL #: 871

CCD images of V1333 Aql, the optical counterpart of the Aquila X-1 recurrent X-ray transient, obtained by D.Gravallon on July 30.88 UT with the 1.2-m telescope at Haute-Provence Observatory, show it has brightened to a level near R=17.6, indicating a new activity cycle has begun.


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