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Astron. Astrophys. 334, L65-L68 (1998)

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3. Einstein observation

2E 0053.2-7242 was discovered during a survey of the SMC by means of the Imaging Proportional Counter (IPC) on board the Einstein spacecraft (Bruhweiler et al. , 1987; Wang & Wu, 1992) and classified as an hard X-ray source based on its hardness ratio. It was observed at a count rate of [FORMULA] 0.009 [FORMULA] 0.002 cts s -1 corresponding to an X-ray luminosity of [FORMULA] 1.5 [FORMULA] 1035 erg s-1 (0.16-3.5 keV band).

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Online publication: May 15, 1998

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