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Title:
Key Source Categories in the Galaxy
Authors:
Callanan, Paul J.
Publication:
Populations of High Energy Sources in Galaxies Proceedings of the 230th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Held in Dublin, Ireland 15-19 August 2005, Edited by E. J. A. Meurs; G. Fabbiano. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006., pp.7-15
Publication Date:
00/2006
Origin:
CUP
DOI:
10.1017/S1743921306007691
Bibliographic Code:
2006IAUS..230....7C

Abstract

The proliferation of X-ray astronomy missions over the last 10 years has had a major impact on our knowledge of Galactic X-ray binaries. More recently, Chandra and XMM-Newton have provided a dramatically improved census of extra-galactic X-ray binaries. In this talk I will provide an overview of the various populations and observational properties of X-ray binaries in our Galaxy, in an effort to ``set the scene'' for a comparison with their extra-galactic counterparts.

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