The X-Ray Binary Population in M33. I. Source List and Luminosity Function

  title={The X-Ray Binary Population in M33. I. Source List and Luminosity Function},
  author={H-J. Grimm and Jonathan C. McDowell and Andreas Zezas and D-W. Kim and Giuseppina Fabbiano},
  journal={Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
In this paper we present the source list for three Chandra observations of the Local Group galaxy M33. The observations are centered on the nucleus and on the star-forming region NGC 604. We detect a total of 261 sources in an area of ~0.2 deg2 down to a flux limit of 3 × 10-16 ergs s-1 cm-2, which corresponds to a luminosity of ~2 × 1034 ergs s-1 at a distance of 840 kpc. From the source list we construct the luminosity functions of sources observed in M33. If we take into account background… 
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