SIGNIFICANT X-RAY LINE EMISSION IN THE 5-6 keV BAND OF NGC 4051

@article{TJTurner2010SIGNIFICANTXL,
  title={SIGNIFICANT X-RAY LINE EMISSION IN THE 5-6 keV BAND OF NGC 4051},
  author={T.J.Turner and L.Miller and J.N.Reeves and Andrew Lobban and Valentina Braito and S. B. Kraemer and D. Michael Crenshaw},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={712},
  pages={209-217}
}
A Suzaku X-ray observation of NGC 4051 taken during 2005 November reveals line emission at 5.44 keV in the rest frame of the galaxy which does not have an obvious origin in known rest-frame atomic transitions. The improvement to the fit statistic when this line is accounted for establishes its reality at >99.9% confidence: we have also verified that the line is detected in the three X-ray Imaging Spectrometer units independently. Comparison between the data and Monte Carlo simulations shows… Expand

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