Accession Number : AD0682416

Title :   PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SCO X-1. III,

Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO PALO ALTO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Johnson,Hugh M.

Report Date : 01 APR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : It is shown that a black body of variable temperature above 40,000 degrees K probably dominates in the optical spectrum of the X-ray source and accounts for the changes of magnitude and colors. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*X RAYS, ASTROPHYSICS), ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA, VISIBLE SPECTRA, BLACKBODY RADIATION, BREMSSTRAHLUNG, BRIGHTNESS, COLORS, STARS

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE