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Balloon Observations of Several Southern X-Ray Sources

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 April 2016

J. G. Greenhill
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania
M. L Duldig
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania
M. W. Emery
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania
A. G. Fenton
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania
K. B. Fenton
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania
R. M. Thomas
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania
D. J. Watts
Affiliation:
University of Tasmania

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The University of Tasmania balloon-borne large area X-ray telescope was flown from Alice Springs on 20 November 1978. A number of known X-ray sources were observed and a transient increase believed to be a gamma ray burst was detected.

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Copyright © Astronomical Society of Australia 1979

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