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

ID# 40

XTE J1818-245

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
18:18:24.43 -24:32:17.96
( Rupen2005a )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
007.4426994  -04.1914597

Year of discovery: 2005  
( Levine2005a )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance (d) 3.55±0.75 (kpc) CadolleBel2009
d above plane (z) -0.26±0.05 (kpc) CadolleBel2009
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 1.69E-08
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] CadolleBell2009
Outburst magnitude (AB) R∼17±0.01 (mag) Steeghs2005
Quiescent magnitude (AB) R>18.36 (mag) CadolleBel2009 CadolleBel2009
E(B-V) 0.758 (mag) Schlafly2011
Spectral type
Notes XTE J1818-245: The quiescent magnitudes were taken ∼72 days after the peak of the outburst ( CadolleBel2009 )

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Steeghs2005
Mag. Quiescence (AB) CadolleBel2009 CadolleBel2009
R J H K (not AB)
>18.36 =17.11±0.3 =16.09±0.2 =15.1±0.2
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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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