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2015MNRAS.454.1358C - Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 454, 1358-1370 (2015/December-1)

Multi-wavelength observations of the binary system PSR B1259-63/LS 2883 around the 2014 periastron passage.

CHERNYAKOVA M., NERONOV A., VAN SOELEN B., CALLANAN P., O'SHAUGHNESSY L., BABYK I., TSYGANKOV S., VOVK I., KRIVONOS R., TOMSICK J.A., MALYSHEV D., LI J., WOOD K., TORRES D., ZHANG S., KRETSCHMAR P., McSWAIN M.V., BUCKLEY D.A.H. and KOEN C.

Abstract (from CDS):

We report on the results of the extensive multi-wavelength campaign from optical to GeV γ-rays of the 2014 periastron passage of PSR B1259-63, which is a unique high-mass γ-ray emitting binary system with a young pulsar companion. Observations demonstrate the stable nature of the post-periastron GeV flare and prove the coincidence of the flare with the start of rapid decay of the Hα equivalent width, usually interpreted as a disruption of the Be stellar disc. Intensive X-ray observations reveal changes in the X-ray spectral behaviour happening at the moment of the GeV flare. We demonstrate that these changes can be naturally explained as a result of synchrotron cooling of monoenergetic relativistic electrons injected into the system during the GeV flare.

Abstract Copyright: © 2015 The Authors Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society (2015)

Journal keyword(s): stars: emission-line, Be - pulsars: individual: PSR B1259-63 - gamma rays: stars - X-rays: binaries - X-rays: individual: PSR B1259-63

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