Light-Curve Diagnosis of a Hot Spot for Accretion-Disk Models

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FUKUE, Jun;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Astronomical Society of Japan
  • Journal: PASJ : publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, volume 55, pages 1,121-1,125 (issn: 0004-6264)
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  • Subject: accretion | black hole physics | galaxies: active | Galaxy: center | accretion disks | X-rays:stars
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Light curves of a hot spot rotating in a relativistic Keplerian disk were found to be periodic with typically two peaks, originating from a gravitational focusing effect and a Doppler boost. On the other hand, we found that light curves of a hot spot spirally infalling ... View more
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