Volume 411, Number 1, November III 2003
Special letters issue on: first science with integral
|Page(s)||L437 - L440|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
Letter to the Editor
First observations of the X-ray transient EXO 2030+375 with IBIS/ISGRI *
CEA Saclay, DSM/DAPNIA/Service d'Astrophysique, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
2 GACE, Instituto de Ciencia de los Materiales, Universitat de Valencia, PO Box 22085, 46071 Valencia, Spain
Corresponding author: S. Kuznetzov, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 3 September 2003
We present a first INTEGRAL observation of the 42 s transient X-ray pulsar EXO 2030+375 with IBIS/ISGRI. The source was detected during Cyg X-1 observations in December 2002. We analyzed observations during the outburst period from 9 to 21 December 2002 with a total exposure time of ~770 kilosec. EXO 2030+375 was almost always detected during single ~30 min exposures in the 18-45 energy bands. The source light curve shows the characteristic outburst shape observed in this source.
Key words: gamma rays: observations / X-rays: individual: EXO 2030+375 / telescopes: INTEGRAL: IBIS
© ESO, 2003
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