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

ID# 43

IGR J17497-2821

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
17:49:38.04 -28:21:17.50
( Torres2006 )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
000.9531046  -00.4527580

Year of discovery: 2006  
( Soldi2006 )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance (d) (kpc)
d above plane (z) (kpc)
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 1.09E-09
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] Paizis2007
Outburst magnitude (AB) Ks=17.8±0.2 (mag) Torres2006
Quiescent magnitude (AB) (mag)
E(B-V) 10 (mag) Schlafly2011
Spectral type
Notes IGR J17497-2821 seems to be blended with a bright star SE of the target ( Torres2006 ). Probably located in the Galactic bulge.

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Torres2006
Mag. Quiescence (AB)
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IGR J17497-2821 in Simbad
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Object marked with lines

Finding charts reference: Torres2006

Finding chart
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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