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Astrophysical Journal 659 (2007) 549-560
Simultaneous multiwavelength observations of the Low/Hard State of the X-ray transient source SWIFT J1753.5-0127
M. Cadolle Bel1, 2, 3, M. Ribo2, 4, J. Rodriguez2, S. Chaty2, 4, S. Corbel2, 4, A. Goldwurm1, 2, 5, F. Frontera, R. Farinelli, P. D'Avanzo, A. Tarana, P. Ubertini, P. Laurent1, 2, P. Goldoni1, 2, I. F. Mirabel

We report the results of simultaneous multiwavelength observations of the X-ray transient source SWIFT J1753.5-0127 performed with INTEGRAL, RXTE, NTT, REM and VLA on 2005 August 10-12. The source, which underwent an X-ray outburst since 2005 May 30, was observed during the INTEGRAL Target of Opportunity program dedicated to new X-ray novae located in the Galactic Halo. Broad-band spectra and fast timing variability properties of SWIFT J1753.5-0127 are analyzed together with the optical, near infra-red and radio data. We show that the source was significantly detected up to 600 keV with Comptonization parameters and timing properties typical of the so-called Low/Hard State of black hole candidates. We build a spectral energy distribution and we show that SWIFT J1753.5-0127 does not follow the usual radio/X-ray correlation of X-ray binaries in the Low/Hard State. We give estimates of distance and mass. We conclude that SWIFT J1753.5-0127 belongs to the X-ray nova class and that it is likely a black hole candidate transient source of the Galactic Halo which remained in the Low/Hard State during its main outburst. We discuss our results within the context of Comptonization and jet models.
1 :  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
2 :  DAPNIA - Département d'Astrophysique, de physique des Particules, de physique Nucléaire et de l'Instrumentation Associée
3 :  ESAC - European Space Astronomy Centre
4 :  AIM - UMR 7158 - Astrophysique Interactions Multi-échelles
5 :  IRFU - Institut de Recherches sur les lois Fondamentales de l'Univers (ex DAPNIA)
Physique/Astrophysique/Cosmologie et astrophysique extra-galactique

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