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Wed Dec 14, 2005

MIRAX workshop, Brazil

In December I attended the MIRAX workshop at INPE in São José dos Campos, Brazil. This is a nice, small-scale mission to be launched in 2010/11 which will use the BeppoSAX flight spare WFC camera, as well as a wide-field hard X-ray detector to be built by UCSD. Lots of interesting talks about X-ray transients and the science you can do with dedicated, long-term monitoring. Amongst the current and past monitoring projects mentioned are

Observations of transient LMXB pulsars (PDF file)

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