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Title: X-ray synchronization emitting Fe-rich ejecta in SNR RCW 86
Authors: Rho, J.
Dyer, K. K.
Borkowski, K. J.
Reynolds, S. P.
Issue Date: 2002
Citation: Astrophysical journal
Abstract: Supernova remnants may exhibit both thermal and nonthermal X-ray emission. In a previous study with ASCA data, we found that the middle-aged supernova remnant RCW 86 showed evidence for both processes, and predicted that observations with much higher spatial resolution would distinguish harder X-rays, which we proposed were primarily synchrotron emission, from softer, thermal X-rays. Here we describe Chandra observations which amply confirm our predictions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/9653
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