Investigating the mass of the intermediate mass black hole candidate HLX-1 with the slimbh model

@article{Straub2014InvestigatingTM,
  title={Investigating the mass of the intermediate mass black hole candidate HLX-1 with the slimbh model},
  author={Odele Straub and Olivier Godet and Natalie Webb and Mathieu Servillat and Didier Barret},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2014},
  volume={569}
}
In this paper we present a comprehensive study of the mass of the intermediate mass black hole candidate HLX-1 in the galaxy ESO 243-49. We analyse the continuum X-ray spectra collected by Swift, XMM-Newton, and Chandra with the slim disc model, slimbh, and estimate the black hole mass for the full range of inclination (inc = 0°−85°) and spin (a∗ = 0−0.998). The relativistic slimbh model is particularly suited to study high luminosity disc spectra as it incorporates the effects of… 

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