X-ray Emission from Megamaser Galaxy IC 2560

@article{Madejski2006XrayEF,
  title={X-ray Emission from Megamaser Galaxy IC 2560},
  author={Greg M. Madejski and C. Done and Piotr T. Życki and Lincoln J. Greenhill},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={636},
  pages={75-82}
}
Observation of the H{sub 2}O megamaser galaxy IC 2560 with the Chandra Observatory reveals a complex spectrum composed of soft X-ray emission due to multi-temperature thermal plasma, and a hard continuum with strong emission lines. The continuum is most likely a Compton reflection (reprocessing) of primary emission that is completely absorbed at least up to 7 keV. The lines can be identified with fluorescence from Si, S and Fe in the lowest ionization stages. The equivalent widths of the Si and… Expand

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