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Astron. Astrophys. 329, 68 (1998)

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Research Note

A new bright X-ray galaxy

Michael König , Rüdiger Staubert and Ralf Geckeler

Institut für Astronomie und Astrophysik - Astronomie, Universität Tübingen, Waldhäuser Str. 64, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany

Received 7 July 1997 / Accepted 3 September 1997


We report the discovery of a new bright X-ray source, most probably a bright Seyfert galaxy. The X-ray source can be identified with the known extragalactic object WPVS 48 in the infrared and optical waveband.

Key words: X-rays: galaxies – galaxies: WPVS 48

SIMBAD Objects


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Online publication: November 24, 1997