X-Ray binaries in nearby galaxies

Vicky Kalogera*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

In the last few years Chandra observations have revolutionized the study of X-ray binaries by extending observed samples to extragalactic distances and stellar environments of varied star formation history. Here we summarize some of our results related to the interpretation of current observations of young star clusters and of elliptical galaxies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-261
Number of pages5
JournalAstrophysics and Space Science
Volume304
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2006

Keywords

  • Binaries
  • Compact objects
  • X-rays

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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