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

ID# 39

SWIFT J1753.5-0127

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
17:53:28.29 -01:27:06.22
( Fender2005 )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
024.8976155  +12.1860733

Year of discovery: 2005  
( Palmer2005 )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Non-dynamical but there is either a mass function or a mass determination suggesting the presence of a BH


Basic data

Distance (d) ∼6±2 (kpc) CadolleBel2007
d above plane (z) ∼1.3±0.4 (kpc) CadolleBel2007
Orbital period 3.244±0.001 (h) Zurita2008
Peak X-ray flux 5.64E-09
[2-10]
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] Soleri2013
Outburst magnitude (AB) R∼15.85 (mag) Halpern2005
Quiescent magnitude (AB) V>20.956 (mag) CadolleBel2007
E(B-V) 0.45 (mag) Rahoui2015
Notes Swift J1753.5-0127 has remained in a low/hard X-ray state since its outburst in 2005. In June 2015, it reached its lowest flux since its outburst ( Neustroev2015 ). There is a discrepance between the K2,Porb and M1 measured by Neustroev2014 and Shaw2016 . After 11 years in outburst, it started to decay towards its quiescent state around September 2016 ( Russell2016 ). By early November 2016, the source was not detected in X-rays by Swift ( Shaw2016a ).

Dynamical parameters

Orbital period 3.244±0.001 (h) Zurita2008
Star's spectral type >M2 Zurita2008
Star's radial velocity amplitude (K2) >808±76 (km/s) Shaw2016
Mass function 'f(M1)' 0.69±0.04 (M) Neustroev2014
BH mass (M1) >7.4±1.2 (M) Shaw2016
Mass ratio (q=M/M1) ≥0.04±0.03 Neustroev2014
Inclination angle (i) ≥40 (deg) Neustroev2014
Rot. broadening (v sini) (km/s)

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Halpern2005
R
∼15.85
Mag. Quiescence (AB) CadolleBel2007
V
>20.956
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Comparison stars reference: Zurita2008

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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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