Astronomy Letters

, Volume 41, Issue 3–4, pp 114–127 | Cite as

Symbiotic X-ray binaries systems in the galaxy

  • A. G. Kuranov
  • K. A. Postnov


The evolution of symbiotic X-ray binaries in the Galaxy is studied by the population synthesis method. We show that allowance for the nonstationarity of the regime of quasi-spherical subsonic accretion from the stellar wind of a giant onto slowly rotating neutron stars in these sources allows their observed positions on the neutron star spin period-X-ray luminosity diagramto be described in a wide range of stellar wind parameters. The derived distributions of sources in orbital periods, neutron star spin periods, and X-ray luminosities can be used to analyze the observations of Galactic sources in the range of luminosities ∼1032–1036 erg s−1 in the planned SRG/eROSITA all-sky survey.


X-ray sources low-mass X-ray binaries accretion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sternberg Astronomical InstituteMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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