Optical confirmation of the outburst of Aql X-1
SourceThe Astronomer'S Telegram, 1219, 1219, (2007), pp. 1
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The Astronomer'S Telegram
We observed the optical counterpart to the recurrent X-ray transient Aql X-1 on 2007 Sep 11 to Sep 14 UT using the IMACS camera mounted on the 6.5m Magellan Baade telescope at Las Campanas Observatory. Single 5-10s R-band images were acquired each night with a seeing of 0.8-1.4 arcsec.
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