An Embedded X-Ray Source Shines through the Aspherical AT 2018cow: Revealing the Inner Workings of the Most Luminous Fast-evolving Optical Transients

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Authors

  • R. Margutti
  • B.~D. Metzger
  • R. Chornock
  • I. Vurm
  • N. Roth
  • B.~W. Grefenstette
  • V. Savchenko
  • R. Cartier
  • J.~F. Steiner
  • G. Terreran
  • B. Margalit
  • G. Migliori
  • D. Milisavljevic
  • K.~D. Alexand er
  • M. Bietenholz
  • P.~K. Blanchard
  • E. Bozzo
  • D. Brethauer
  • I.~V. Chilingarian
  • D.~L. Coppejans
  • L. Ducci
  • C. Ferrigno
  • W. Fong
  • D. Götz
  • C. Guidorzi
  • A. Hajela
  • K. Hurley
  • E. Kuulkers
  • P. Laurent
  • S. Mereghetti
  • D. Patnaude
  • P. Ubertini
  • J. Banovetz
  • N. Bartel
  • E. Berger
  • E.~R. Coughlin
  • T. Eftekhari
  • D.~D. Frederiks
  • A.~V. Kozlova
  • T. Laskar
  • D.~S. Svinkin
  • M.~R. Drout
  • A. MacFadyen
  • K. Paterson

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Details

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)18
Number of pages1
JournalThe Astrophysical Journal
Volume872
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2019

Keywords

  • accretion, accretion disks, stars: black holes, supernovae: individual: AT 2018cow, X-rays: general, Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena