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

ID# 42

XTE J1817-330

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
18:17:43.53 -33:01:07.57
( Rupen2006 )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
359.8172195  -07.9954429

Year of discovery: 2006  
( Remillard2006a )

# 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) 5.5±4.5 (kpc) Sala2007
d above plane (z) -0.8±0.6 (kpc) Sala2007
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 4.94E-08
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] Sala2007
Outburst magnitude (AB) g'=14.93±0.05 (mag) Torres2006a
Quiescent magnitude (AB) V>21.956 (mag) Sala2007
E(B-V) 0.214 (mag) Schlafly2011
Notes XTE J1817-330: The reported distance is uncertain.

Dynamical parameters

Orbital period (h)
Star's spectral type K – M? Sala2007
Star's radial velocity amplitude (K2) (km/s)
Mass function 'f(M1)' (M)
BH mass (M1) ?6+4-2 (M) Sala2007
Mass ratio (q=M/M1)
Inclination angle (i) (deg)
Rot. broadening (v sini) (km/s)

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Torres2006a
Mag. Quiescence (AB) Sala2007
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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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