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

ID# 37

IGR J17091-3624

SAX J1709.1-3624

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
17:09:07.61 -36:24:25.70
( Rodriguez2011a )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
349.5247361  +02.2127374

Year of discovery: 2003  
( Kuulkers2003 )

# of outbursts after discovery: 2

Basic data

Distance (d) (kpc)
d above plane (z) (kpc)
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 5.96E-09
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] Altamirano2011
Outburst magnitude (AB) I=18.66±0.03 (mag) Torres2011
Quiescent magnitude (AB) (mag)
E(B-V) 1.921 (mag) Schlafly2011
Spectral type
Notes IGR J17091-3624 showed outbursts in 2007 ( Capitanio2008 ) and 2011 ( Krimm2011 ). Re-examination of archival data showed that is was also active in 1994 ( Revnivtsev2003a ), 1996 and 2001 ( intZand2003 , Capitanio2006 ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Torres2011
Mag. Quiescence (AB)
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IGR J17091-3624 in Simbad
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Object marked with lines

Finding charts reference: Torres2011

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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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