EXTraS discovery of two pulsators in the direction of the LMC: a Be/X-ray binary pulsar in the LMC and a candidate double-degenerate polar in the foreground

  title={EXTraS discovery of two pulsators in the direction of the LMC: a Be/X-ray binary pulsar in the LMC and a candidate double-degenerate polar in the foreground},
  author={Frank Haberl and Gian Luca Israel and G. A. Rodr{\'i}guez Castillo and Georgios Vasilopoulos and Corentin Delvaux and Andrea De Luca and Stefania Carpano and Paolo Esposito and Giovanni Novara and Ruben Salvaterra and Andrea Tiengo and Daniele D'Agostino and Andrzej Udalski},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
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