Scorpio X-1

Scorpio X-1

[′skȯr·pē·ō ¦eks′wən]
(astrophysics)
The most intense celestial source of x-rays known, associated with a highly variable radio source and a variable optical source, ranging from the twelfth to fourteenth magnitude. Abbreviated Sco X-1.
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Now they claim similar radiation from four more binary X-ray sources: Hercules X-1, Scorpio X-1, 4U0115 63 and 1E2259 586.
As the news has spread, quasiperiodic pulsations have also been reported in two long-known X-ray sources, Scorpio X-1 and Cygnus X-2.