The transient X-ray source Ariel 1118-61 has a period of 6.75 min. We review possible models for the X-ray source and in particular we consider orbital and rotational origins for the periodicity. Finally we discuss the possible identification of Ariel 1181-61 with the Mira-type variable RS Cen.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Astrophysics and Space Science|
|State||Published - Jun 1976|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Space and Planetary Science