Type-I bursts within outbursts of IGR J17473-2721

  title={Type-I bursts within outbursts of IGR J17473-2721},
  author={Yu-Peng Chen and Shu Zhang and Diego F. Torres and Jian-Min Wang and Tipei Li},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Aims. Two outbursts were observed by RXTE in the history of the atoll source IGR J17473-2721. During the most recent outburst in 2008, the source showed a complete series of spectral states/transitions. The neutron star system was prolific in type-I X-ray bursts, and we investigate them in the context of complete outbursts evolution. Methods. A total exposure of similar to 309 ks was collected by RXTE during the two outbursts of IGR J17473-2721. We carried out a systematic search for type-I… 

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