A Broad view on the Galaxy

Perseus Arm
Gal. Bulge
Norma Arm
Vela region
Cyg X-2
Cas A
A 0114+650
Cyg X-1
Cyg X-3
GRS 1915+105
Aql X-1
1E 1740.7-294
OAO 1657-41
GX 3+1
GX 5-1
GRS 1758-258
GX 9+1
Cen X-3
GX 301-2
Circinus galaxy
4U 1608-522
4U 1630-47
GX 339-4
Vela X-1
4U 0836-429
Crab Nebula
  • The mosaic above is obtained in 35-80 keV energy band and is shown in significance.
  • The green contours are isophotes of the 4.9 micron surface brightness of the Galaxy (COBE/DIRBE) revealing the bulge/disk structure of the Galaxy.

Related Links and Citations (see full list on NASA ADS)

  1. Discovery of 47-s pulsations in the X-ray source 1RXS J225352.8+624354 / arXiv:1305.3439, May 2013
  2. The paper has been appeared in Astronomy & Astrophysics and on its cover page, see A&A table of contents for September, 2012
  3. INTEGRAL Picture Of the Month, August, 2012
  4. HEASARC Picture of the week, July 30, 2012
  5. XMM follow-up observations of two unidentified INTEGRAL sources / Atel #4250
  6. Optical spectroscopy of X-ray source IGR J22534+6243 / Atel #4248
  7. Archival ROSAT observations of the newly discovered X-ray Pulsar IGR J22534+6243 and its period derivative / Atel #4241
  8. Discovery of 46.6 s X-ray Pulsations from the Candidate for IGR J22534+6243 / Atel #4240
  9. On the nature of the INTEGRAL sources IGR J16181-5407 and IGR J17157-5449 / Atel #4233
  10. On the nature of the SWIFT/INTEGRAL source SWIFT J1508.6-4953 (also PMN J1508-4953) / Atel #4167
  11. Search for counterparts of newly discovered INTEGRAL/IBIS sources / Atel #4166
  12. New INTEGRAL Galactic Plane Survey in SkyView / blog
  13. Likely X-ray counterparts of newly discovered INTEGRAL/IBIS sources / Atel #4165
  14. AGN in the INTEGRAL/IBIS 9-year Galactic hard X-ray survey / Atel #4151