Towards a Population of Hmxb/Ns Microquasars as Counterparts of Low-Latitude Unidentified Egret Sources
Source: Astrophysics and Space Science, Volume 297, Numbers 1-4, June 2005 , pp. 143-154(12)
Abstract:The discovery of the microquasar LS 5039 well within the 95% confidence contour of the Unidentified EGRET Source (UES) 3EG J1824-1514 was a major step towards the possible association between microquasars (MQs) and UESs. The recent discovery of precessing relativistic radio jets in LS I +61 303, a source associated for long time with 2CG 135+01 and with the UES 3EG J0241+6103, has given further support to this idea. Finally, the very recently proposed association between the microquasar candidate AX J1639.0-4642 and the UES 3EG J1639-4702 points towards a population of High Mass X-ray Binary (HMXB)/Neutron Star (NS) microquasars as counterparts of low-latitude unidentified EGRET sources.
Document Type: Research article
Affiliations: 1: Service dAstrophysique, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2: Departamento de Física (EPS), Universidad de Jaén, Jaén, Spain, 3: Service dAstrophysique, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France,
Publication date: 2005-06-01