BlackCAT A Catalog of Stellar-Mass Black Holes in X-ray Binaries

ID# 28

XTE J1748-288

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
17:48:05.06 -28:28:25.80
( Hjellming1998b Strohmayer1998 )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
000.6755628  -00.2220324

Year of discovery: 1998  
( Smith1998b )

# of outbursts after discovery:


Basic data

Distance (d) ≥8 (kpc) Hjellming1998
d above plane (z) ≥-0.03 (kpc) Hjellming1998
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 1.61E-08
[2-10]
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] Revnivtsev2000
Outburst magnitude (AB) (mag)
Quiescent magnitude (AB) (mag)
E(B-V) 10 (mag) Schlafly2011
Spectral type
Notes XTE J1748-288 showed hard spectrum. No counterpart has been found. An unresolved radio source was detected ( Hjellming1998b ) but it was located 1' away from the center of the 1' uncertainty RXTE position ( Strohmayer1998 ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescence (AB)
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This research has made use of NASA's Astrophysics Data System (ADS) and the SIMBAD database operated at CDS (Strasbourg, France)
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