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GX 301-2

The GX 301-2 rotational period data were retrieved from the HEAO-1 satellite's A2 instrument. The orbital period data were retrieved from the Vela 5B satellite's All Sky Monitor. The students will determine the orbital period and the stellar rotation period, which are 41.5 days and 700 seconds, respectively. This is a system where a rotating neutron star is in orbit with a supergiant B star.

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