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Paper: Real-time X-ray Transient Monitor and Alert System of MAXI on the ISS
Volume: 434, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIX
Page: 127
Authors: Negoro, H.; Miyoshi, S.; Ozawa, H.; Ishiwata, R.; Suzuki, M.; Ueno, S.; Tomida, H.; Matsuoka, M.; Kohama, M.; Mihara, T.; Sugizaki, M.; Kawai, N.; Morii, M.; Yoshida, A.; Eguchi, S.
Abstract: MAXI, Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image, was attached to the Exposed Facility of the Japanese Experimental Module, Kibo, on the International Space Station on July 24, 2009. Continuous real-time contact with the ground stations enables us to monitor the real-time X-ray sky image, and send an Email alert automatically for a transient event such as a black hole X-ray nova. Here, we introduce the real-time X-ray transient monitor and alert system, and the current status of the MAXI ground software system for real-time processing.
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