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AIP Conference Proceedings
We present results from the first near-IR imaging of the weak X-ray sources discovered in the Chandra/ACIS-I survey (Wang et al. 2002) towards the Galactic Centre (GC). These ~800 discrete sources, which contribute significantly to the GC X-ray emission, represent an important and previously unknown population within the Galaxy. From our VLT observations we will identify likely IR counterparts to a sample of the hardest sources, which are most likely X-ray binaries. With these data we can place constraints on the nature of the discrete weak X-ray source population of the GC. ©2005 American Institute of Physics
Bandyopadhyay, RM; Miller-Jones, JCA; Blundell, KM; Bauer, FE; Podsiadlowski, Ph.; Wang, QD; Rappaport, S; and Pfahl, E, "Exploring the Nature of Weak Chandra Sources near the Galactic Centre" (2005). AIP Conference Proceedings. 1027.