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Optical and near-IR observations of XTE J1859+226

Hynes, R. I.; Haswell, C. A.; Norton, A. J.; Chaty, S.; Rolfe, D. J.; Lott, D. A.; Solheim, J. E.; Ostensen, R.; Garcia, R. A.; Fried, R.; O'Brien, K.; Horne, K.; Ioannou, Z.; Shafter, A.; Abbott, T. M. C.; Krisciunas, K.; Ivison, R.J.; Sano, Y.; Chen, W.; Shrader, C.; Livio, M.; Robinson, E. L. and Wagner, R. M. (1999). Optical and near-IR observations of XTE J1859+226. Astronomer's Telegram.

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Following optical and near-infrared monitoring of XTE J1859+226 (IAUC #7279, #7284), HST/STIS observations were performed on Oct 18.10-18.38 spanning 112-1026nm. The UV spectrum shows broad (12000km/s FWZI) and deep Lyman alpha absorption, strong CIV 155nm emission (EW 1.1nm, 4000km/s FWZI) and weaker emission lines of CIII, NV, OIII, OIV, OV, SiIV and HeII. Sharp absorption lines of SiII, SiIII, MgII and other species also appear with possible interstellar origin.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 1999 Astronomer's Telegram
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
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Item ID: 28612
Depositing User: Andrew Norton
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 10:11
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 14:16
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