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Sun Jan 04, 2004

New results from the "Clocked Burster" GS 1826-24

Analysis of the regular thermonuclear bursts from GS 1826-24 provide the best verification yet of theoretical ignition models. Solar metallicity models naturally reproduce the observed burst energies, but not the recurrence time variation.
Read the paper (ApJ 601, 466)

Labels: 2004, /thermonuclear bursts