Infrared identification of high-mass X-ray binaries discovered by INTEGRAL

  title={Infrared identification of high-mass X-ray binaries discovered by INTEGRAL},
  author={A. Coleiro and Sylvain Chaty and Juan Antonio Zurita Heras and Farid Rahoui and John A. Tomsick},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
Since it started observing the sky, the INTEGRAL satellite has discovered new categories of high mass X-ray binaries (HMXB) in our Galaxy. These observations raise important questions on the formation and evolution of these rare and short-lived objects. We present here new infrared observations from which to reveal or constrain the nature of 15 INTEGRAL sources, which allow us to update and discuss the Galactic HMXB population statistics. After previous photometric and spectroscopic observing… 
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