- Where are Low Mass X-ray Binaries Formed?
- AAS/High Energy Astrophysics Division
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- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
- Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API)
- Chandra images of nearby galaxies reveal large numbers of low mass X-ray binaries (LMXBs). As in the Galaxy, a significant fraction of these are associated with globular clusters. We exploit the LMXB-globular cluster link in order to probe both the physical properties of globular clusters that promote the formation of LMXBs within clusters with specific characteristics, and to study whether the non-cluster field LMXB population was originally formed in clusters and then released into the field.
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