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MAXI J1535-571 (Candidate Black Hole X-ray Binary): Coordination

ATel #10714; Gregory R. Sivakoff (U. Alberta)
on 6 Sep 2017; 15:39 UT
Credential Certification: Gregory R Sivakoff (sivakoff@ualberta.ca)

Subjects: Radio, Millimeter, Sub-Millimeter, Far-Infra-Red, Infra-Red, Optical, Ultra-Violet, X-ray, Gamma Ray, >GeV, TeV, VHE, UHE, Neutrinos, Request for Observations, Black Hole, Transient

Referred to by ATel #: 10761, 10768, 10816

The recently detected black hole X-ray binary candidate MAXI J1535-571 is in outburst (GCN #21788, ATels #10699, #10700, #10702, #10704, #10708, #10711).

To better coordinate multiwavelength observations of this outburst, I have created a mailing list and shared spreadsheet to keep interested astronomers in touch. This is similar to what was done for the black hole X-ray binaries V404 Cyg and Swift J1357-0933.

You may join the list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/maxij1535m571. I suggest changing the default "Email delivery preference," unless you plan to actively check the website record of messages and post messages online as opposed to using e-mail.

Joining this list does not obligate you to publish papers/telegrams with the whole list. However, I encourage people to use this list to link their data together, and choose to publish stronger papers together when possible.

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