Chandra detection of diffuse X-ray emission from the globular cluster Terzan 5

@article{Eger2010ChandraDO,
  title={Chandra detection of diffuse X-ray emission from the globular cluster Terzan 5},
  author={Peter Eger and Wilfried F. Domainko and A. C. Clapson},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2010}
}
Terzan 5, a globular cluster (GC) prominent in mass and population of compact objects, is searched for diffuse X-ray emission, as proposed by several models. We analyzed the data of an archival Chandra observation of Terzan 5 to search for extended diffuse X-ray emission outside the half-mass radius of the GC. We removed detected point sources from the data to extract spectra from diffuse regions around Terzan 5. The Galactic background emission was modeled by a 2-temperature thermal component… Expand

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