# Standard Candles → X-Ray Bursts → Fuzzies The University of Queensland Distance Ladder Project PHYS3080 Group Members: Muhamad Abd Rehman, Matthew Bonnano,

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Standard Candles → X-Ray Bursts → Fuzzies The University of Queensland Distance Ladder Project PHYS3080 Group Members: Muhamad Abd Rehman, Matthew Bonnano, Matthew Crank, Aqeel Akber

Standard Candles → X-Ray Bursts

Right Camera

Front Camera

Hind Camera

It emits X-Rays! The X-Ray is at co-ordinates (92.635,-15.428) Photons detected: 79638327 (!!) Nearby Standard Candles:

Distances of these candles P00954: d= 333 +/- 2 P05542: d= 500 +/- 2 P01269: d= 1000 +/- 5 P04365: d= 500 +/- 2  X-Ray: (92.635,-15.428) Muhamad

So what one is it? ObjectSectorxyΔxΔyDistance X-RayRight D0592.635-15.428000 P00954Right D0593.991-16.312-1.3560.8841.619 P05542Right D0592.117-16.0010.5180.5730.772 P01269Right D0593.773-15.676-1.1380.2481.165 P04365Right D0592.641-15.174-0.006-0.2540.254

D05 Fuzzies!

D05 Fuzzies & Points!

Between D04 and D05 with more points

Sector D04

What now? David

Other Fuzzies! David

Some Theory Assume the luminosity of all X-ray sources are similar. Determine the luminosity of the X-ray source we know the distance to based off photon detections. Find distances to fuzzies with X-ray sources in them based off their flux.

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