X-ray source
noun see X-ray star

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • X-ray source — X ray sources abound around us.* an astronomical X ray source, see X ray astronomy ** X ray background * an X ray tube, artificial X ray source * synchrotrons, which produce X rays as synchrotron radiation * cyclotrons, which produce X rays as… …   Wikipedia

  • X-ray source — ▪ astronomy       in astronomy, any of a class of cosmic objects that emit radiation at X ray wavelength. Because the Earth s atmosphere absorbs X rays (X ray) very efficiently, X ray telescopes and detectors must be carried high above it by… …   Universalium

  • x-ray source — noun see x ray star * * * X ray source, = X ray star. (Cf. ↑X ray star) …   Useful english dictionary

  • X-ray source — rentgeno spinduliuotės šaltinis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. X ray source vok. Röntgenquelle, f rus. источник рентгеновского излучения, m pranc. source de rayonnement X, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Ultra-luminous X-ray source — Source X ultralumineuse En astrophysique, une source X ultralumineuse (de l anglais Ultraluminous X ray source), abrégée ULX désigne un objet astrophysique extrêmement lumineux dans le domaine des rayons X qui n est pas le trou noir supermassif… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ultra-luminous x-ray source — Source X ultralumineuse En astrophysique, une source X ultralumineuse (de l anglais Ultraluminous X ray source), abrégée ULX désigne un objet astrophysique extrêmement lumineux dans le domaine des rayons X qui n est pas le trou noir supermassif… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ultraluminous X-ray source — An ultra luminous X ray source (ULX) is an astronomical source of X rays that is not in the nucleus of a galaxy, and is more luminous than 1039 erg/s (1032 watts), assuming that it radiates isotropically. Typically there is about one ULX per… …   Wikipedia

  • Super Soft X-ray Source — (auf deutsch etwa superweiche Röntgenquelle) bezeichnet ein astronomisches Objekt, dessen elektromagnetische Strahlung überwiegend im Bereich der weichen Röntgenstrahlung (von 0,1 bis 2,5 keV) emittiert wird. Die meisten SSS sind in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Super-soft x-ray source — A super soft X ray source is an astronomical source of very low energy X rays. Soft X rays have energies in the 0.09 to 2.5 keV range, whereas hard X rays are in the 1 20 keV range [ [http://library.thinkquest.org/27930/supersoft.htm Supersoft X… …   Wikipedia

  • X-ray astronomy — X rays start at 0.008 nm and extend across the electromagnetic spectrum to 8 nm, over which the Earth s atmosphere is opaque. X ray astronomy is an observational branch of astronomy which deals with the study of X ray observation and detection… …   Wikipedia

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