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Eclipse of the X-ray Binary GX 5-1 by the Moon

The eclipse of the X-ray binary GX 5-1 by the Moon. The photon energies have been colour coded: The hard X-rays from GX 5-1 are green; the soft photons from the Moon's surface are red. The faint, diffuse halo emission is clearly seen at the northeastern rim of the Moon shortly before eclipse egress (right).

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ROSAT (Röntgensatellit) 1992
Images from the X-ray sky with the ROSAT telescope · All rights reserved:
© Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Postfach 1603, 85740 Garching, Germany.
The X-ray images are produced by the SASS/EXSAS software MPE, ESO-MIDAS.
The ROSAT project is managed by the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Germany on behalf of the Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie (BMBF).


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