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

ID# 46

SWIFT J1539.2-6227

RA (h:m:s)  DEC (º:':")  J2000:
15:39:11.96 -62:28:02.30
( Krimm2011c )

Galactic l (º)  b (º)  J2000:
321.0186501  -05.6427706

Year of discovery: 2008  
( Krimm2008b )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance (d) (kpc)
d above plane (z) (kpc)
Orbital period (h)
Peak X-ray flux 6.47E-09
(erg/s/cm2) [keV] Krimm2011c
Outburst magnitude (AB) uvw2=18.07±0.03 (mag) Krimm2011c
Quiescent magnitude (AB) (mag)
E(B-V) 0.386 (mag) Schlafly2011
Spectral type

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB) Krimm2011c
Mag. Quiescence (AB)
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SWIFT J1539.2-6227 in Simbad
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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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