A Black Hole in the Superluminal Source SAX J1819.3-2525 (V4641 Sgr)

@article{Orosz2000ABH,
  title={A Black Hole in the Superluminal Source SAX J1819.3-2525 (V4641 Sgr)},
  author={Jerome A. Orosz and Erik Kuulkers and Michiel van der Klis and Jeffrey E. McClintock and Michael R. Garcia Paul J. Callanan and Charles D. Bailyn and Rajendra Kumar Jain and Ronald A. Remillard},
  journal={International Journal of Std \& Aids},
  year={2000}
}
Spectroscopic observations of the fast X-ray transient and superluminal jet source SAX J1819.3-2525 (V4641 Sgr) reveal a best-fitting period of Pspect = 2.81678 ± 0.00056 days and a semiamplitude of K2 = 211.0 ± 3.1 km s-1. The optical mass function is f(M) = 2.74 ± 0.12 M☉. We find a photometric period of Pphoto = 2.81730 ± 0.00001 days using a light curve measured from photographic plates. The folded light curve resembles an ellipsoidal light curve with two maxima of roughly equal height and… Expand
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