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X-ray Outburst of Soft Gamma-ray Repeater 1E 1547.0-5408

X-ray Outburst of Soft Gamma-ray Repeater 1E 1547.0-5408

X-ray scattering halo from a Soft Gamma-ray Repeater outburst detected by tha Swift satellite on January 22, 2009. Note the apparent expansion.

January 23, 2009

X-ray Outburst of Soft Gamma-ray Repeater 1E 1547.0-5408, January 23, 2009

January 24, 2009

X-ray Outburst of Soft Gamma-ray Repeater 1E 1547.0-5408, January 24, 2009

January 25, 2009

X-ray Outburst of Soft Gamma-ray Repeater 1E 1547.0-5408, January 25, 2009

January 25-26, 2009

X-ray Outburst of Soft Gamma-ray Repeater 1E 1547.0-5408, January 25-26, 2009

Credit: J. Halpern