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X-ray Binaries Quiz

  1. Most of the brightest persistent sources in the X-ray sky are binary systems.

  2. What powers the X-ray production from a binary system is:


  3. In low-mass X-ray binaries, mass exchange occurs primarily through:



  4. To be classified as a high-mass binary, the companion star must be:


  5. X-ray pulsars in a binary system allow the orbital parameters to be determined through:


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