Further Evidence for a Black Hole in β Lyrae

Abstract

DEVINNEY1 has shown that the observational peculiarities of the binary system β Lyrae can best be understood in terms of the secondary mass being a collapsed star (black hole) surrounded by an opaque or nearly opaque disk. This communication points out that the recently released2 ultraviolet photometry from the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (OAO) leads… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/234406a0

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