THE INCLINATION OF THE SOFT X-RAY TRANSIENT A0620–00 AND THE MASS OF ITS BLACK HOLE

@article{Cantrell2010THEIO,
  title={THE INCLINATION OF THE SOFT X-RAY TRANSIENT A0620–00 AND THE MASS OF ITS BLACK HOLE},
  author={Andrew G. Cantrell and Charles D. Bailyn and Jerome A. Orosz and Jeffrey E. McClintock and Ronald A. Remillard and Cynthia S. Froning and Joey Neilsen and Dawn M. Gelino and Lijun Gou},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={710},
  pages={1127-1141}
}
We analyze photometry of the soft X-ray transient A0620−00 spanning nearly 30 years, including previously published and previously unpublished data. Previous attempts to determine the inclination of A0620 using subsets of these data have yielded a wide range of measured values of i. Differences in the measured value of i have been due to changes in the shape of the light curve and uncertainty regarding the contamination from the disk. We give a new technique for estimating the disk fraction and… Expand

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