Neutral Hydrogen Absorption Toward XTE J1810-197: the Distance to a Radio-Emitting Magnetar

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Minter, Anthony H.; Camilo, Fernando; Ransom, Scott M.; Halpern, Jules P.; Zimmerman, Neil;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/529005
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We have used the Green Bank Telescope to measure HI absorption against the anomalous X-ray pulsar XTE J1810-197. Assuming a flat rotation curve, we find that XTE J1810-197 is located at a distance of 3.4(+0.5,-0.7) kpc. For a rotation curve that incorporates a model of ... View more
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