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

ID# 35

XTE J1908+094

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
19:08:53.08 +09:23:04.84
( Miller-Jones2013b )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
043.2633756  +00.4340786

Year of discovery: 2002  
( Woods2002 )

# of outbursts after discovery: 1

Basic data

Distance (d) 6.5±3.5 (kpc) Chaty2006b
d above plane (z) 0.05±0.03 (kpc) Chaty2006b
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 3.77E-09
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] intZand2002b
Outburst magnitude (AB) R>23 (mag) Wagner2002
Quiescent magnitude (AB) J∼21.1±0.1 (mag) Chaty2006b
E(B-V) 5.415 (mag) Schlafly2011
Spectral type A – K Chaty2006b
Notes XTE J1908+094: The K'-band magnitude in quiescence was not transformed into AB system. It showed another outburst in 2013 ( Krimm2013e ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Wagner2002
Mag. Quiescence (AB) Chaty2006b
J H K' (not AB)
∼21.1±0.1 ∼20.08±0.04 ∼17.77±0.03
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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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