A&A 366, 865-867 (2001)
Hard X-rays from Be star LSI +61 303K. M. V. Apparao
Department of Physics, University of Bombay, Bombay 400098, India
(Received 12 April 2000 /Accepted 14 November 2000)
We show that the hard X-ray emission from the X-ray source LSI +61 303 can be due to inverse Compton scattering of optical photons from the Be star by the relativistic electrons responsible for the observed radio emission.
Key words: X-ray source -- Be star -- LSI +61 303
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