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The MAXI Mission on the ISS: Science and Instruments for Monitoring All-Sky X-Ray Images
The Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI) mission is the first astronomical payload to be installed on the Japanese Experiment Module — Exposed Facility (JEM-EF or Kibo-EF) on the International SpaceExpand
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MAXI/GSC detection of a bright X-ray flare from Mkn 421
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MAXI GSC Observations of a Spectral State Transition in the Black Hole Candidate XTE J1752-223
We present the first results on the black hole candidate XTE J1752-223 from the Gas Slit Camera (GSC) on-board the Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI) on the International Space Station. IncludingExpand
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MAXI Nova Alert System and the Latest Scientific Results
MAXI, Monitor of All‐sky X‐ray Image, is the first astronomical telescope onboard the ISS. One of the main goals of our mission is to discover new transient objects by scanning more than 95% of theExpand
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The First Light from MAXI
S. Ueno ∗a M. Matsuoka, a K. Kawasaki, a H. Tomida, a M. Suzuki, a M. Ishikawa, a Y. Adachi, a Y. Itamoto, a T. Mihara, b M. Kohama, b M. Sugizaki, b Y.E. Nakagawa, b T. Yamamoto, b H. Tsunemi, c M.Expand