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An INTEGRAL source within the XTE/PCA error box of XTE J1824-141

ATel #1680; J. B. Stephen, L. Bassani (INAF/IASF Bologna), A. Bazzano, P. Ubertini (INAF/IASF Roma), A. J. Bird, A. J. Dean (Southampton University)
on 26 Aug 2008; 10:31 UT
Credential Certification: Loredana Bassani (bassani@bo.iasf.cnr.it)

Subjects: Gamma Ray, Request for Observations, Binary, Neutron Star, Pulsar

Referred to by ATel #: 1681, 1686

With reference to the RXTE discovery of XTE J1824-141, a new intermittent 120 sec pulsar (Atel 1679), we note that the unidentified INTEGRAL source IGR J18246-1425 belonging to the 3rd IBIS Survey Catalogue (Bird et al. 2007, ApJS, 170, 175) is at a distance of 18 arcmin well within the 30 arcmin PCA error box. The IBIS source position is (RA,Dec) =276.161, -14.418 (J2000) with an uncertainty of 4.4 arcminutes. The 20-40 keV source flux is 1.1+/-0.1 mCrab while at 40-100 keV it is 0.6+/-0.2 mCrab. We encourage follow-up observations of this possible counterpart.