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

  • Alberto J. Castro-Tirado (a1), Søren Brandt (a2), Niels Lund (a2), Igor Lapshov (a3) and Rashid Sunyaev (a3)...

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.

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