Bright Mini-outburst Ends the 12 yr Long Activity of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127

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Bright Mini-outburst Ends the 12 yr Long Activity of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127. / Zhang, G-B; Bernardini, F.; Russell, D. M.; Gelfand, J. D.; Lasota, J-P; Al Qasim, A.; AlMannaei, A.; Koljonen, K. I. I.; Shaw, A. W.; Lewis, F.; Tomsick, J. A.; Plotkin, R. M.; Miller-Jones, J. C. A.; Maitra, D.; Homan, J.; Charles, P. A.; Kobel, P.; Perez, D.; Doran, R.

julkaisussa: Astrophysical Journal, Vuosikerta 876, Nro 1, 5, 01.05.2019.

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Zhang, G-B, Bernardini, F, Russell, DM, Gelfand, JD, Lasota, J-P, Al Qasim, A, AlMannaei, A, Koljonen, KII, Shaw, AW, Lewis, F, Tomsick, JA, Plotkin, RM, Miller-Jones, JCA, Maitra, D, Homan, J, Charles, PA, Kobel, P, Perez, D & Doran, R 2019, 'Bright Mini-outburst Ends the 12 yr Long Activity of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127', Astrophysical Journal, Vuosikerta. 876, Nro 1, 5. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab12dd

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Zhang, G-B., Bernardini, F., Russell, D. M., Gelfand, J. D., Lasota, J-P., Al Qasim, A., ... Doran, R. (2019). Bright Mini-outburst Ends the 12 yr Long Activity of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127. Astrophysical Journal, 876(1), [5]. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab12dd

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Zhang G-B, Bernardini F, Russell DM, Gelfand JD, Lasota J-P, Al Qasim A et al. Bright Mini-outburst Ends the 12 yr Long Activity of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127. Astrophysical Journal. 2019 touko 1;876(1). 5. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab12dd

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Zhang, G-B ; Bernardini, F. ; Russell, D. M. ; Gelfand, J. D. ; Lasota, J-P ; Al Qasim, A. ; AlMannaei, A. ; Koljonen, K. I. I. ; Shaw, A. W. ; Lewis, F. ; Tomsick, J. A. ; Plotkin, R. M. ; Miller-Jones, J. C. A. ; Maitra, D. ; Homan, J. ; Charles, P. A. ; Kobel, P. ; Perez, D. ; Doran, R. / Bright Mini-outburst Ends the 12 yr Long Activity of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127. Julkaisussa: Astrophysical Journal. 2019 ; Vuosikerta 876, Nro 1.

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abstract = "We present optical, UV, and X-ray monitoring of the short orbital period black hole X-ray binary candidate Swift J1753.5-0127, focusing on the final stages of its 12 yr long outburst that started in 2005. From 2016 September onward, the source started to fade, and within 3 months, the optical flux almost reached the quiescent level. Soon after that, using a new proposed rebrightening classification method, we recorded a mini-outburst and a reflare in the optical light curves, peaking in 2017 February (V ∼ 17.0) and May (V ∼ 17.9), respectively. Remarkably, the mini-outburst has a peak flux consistent with the extrapolation of the slow decay before the fading phase preceding it. The following reflare was fainter and shorter. We found from optical colors that the temperature of the outer disk was ∼11,000 K when the source started to fade rapidly. According to the disk instability model, this is close to the critical temperature when a cooling wave is expected to form in the disk, shutting down the outburst. The optical color could be a useful tool to predict decay rates in some X-ray transients. We notice that all X-ray binaries that show mini-outbursts following a main outburst are short orbital period systems (<7 hr). In analogy with another class of short-period binaries showing similar mini-outbursts, the cataclysmic variables of the RZ LMi type, we suggest that mini-outbursts could occur if there is a hot inner disk at the end of the outburst decay.",
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AU - Russell, D. M.

AU - Gelfand, J. D.

AU - Lasota, J-P

AU - Al Qasim, A.

AU - AlMannaei, A.

AU - Koljonen, K. I. I.

AU - Shaw, A. W.

AU - Lewis, F.

AU - Tomsick, J. A.

AU - Plotkin, R. M.

AU - Miller-Jones, J. C. A.

AU - Maitra, D.

AU - Homan, J.

AU - Charles, P. A.

AU - Kobel, P.

AU - Perez, D.

AU - Doran, R.

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AB - We present optical, UV, and X-ray monitoring of the short orbital period black hole X-ray binary candidate Swift J1753.5-0127, focusing on the final stages of its 12 yr long outburst that started in 2005. From 2016 September onward, the source started to fade, and within 3 months, the optical flux almost reached the quiescent level. Soon after that, using a new proposed rebrightening classification method, we recorded a mini-outburst and a reflare in the optical light curves, peaking in 2017 February (V ∼ 17.0) and May (V ∼ 17.9), respectively. Remarkably, the mini-outburst has a peak flux consistent with the extrapolation of the slow decay before the fading phase preceding it. The following reflare was fainter and shorter. We found from optical colors that the temperature of the outer disk was ∼11,000 K when the source started to fade rapidly. According to the disk instability model, this is close to the critical temperature when a cooling wave is expected to form in the disk, shutting down the outburst. The optical color could be a useful tool to predict decay rates in some X-ray transients. We notice that all X-ray binaries that show mini-outbursts following a main outburst are short orbital period systems (<7 hr). In analogy with another class of short-period binaries showing similar mini-outbursts, the cataclysmic variables of the RZ LMi type, we suggest that mini-outbursts could occur if there is a hot inner disk at the end of the outburst decay.

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