INTEGRAL insight into the inner parts of the Galaxy. High mass X-ray binaries

  title={INTEGRAL insight into the inner parts of the Galaxy. High mass X-ray binaries},
  author={A.Lutovinov and M.Revnivtsev and M.Gilfanov and P.Shtykovskiy and Sergey V. Molkov and R.Sunyaev},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Since its launch INTEGRAL has devoted a significant fraction of its observing time to the Galactic plane region. We present the results of INTEGRAL observations of the inner spiral arms of the Galaxy (Norma, Scutum and Sagittarius) with attention to high mass X-ray binaries. The increased sensitivity of the survey and possibility to detect absorbed sources significantly enlarged our sample of HMXBs in comparison with previous studies. For some absorbed sources we present for the first time high… Expand

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