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

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ID# 20

GRS 1716-249

N Oph 1993 = V2293 Oph

( Mirabel1993 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:19:36.93  -25:01:03.43

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

000.1422746  +06.99086431

Year of discovery: 1993  
( Ballet1993 Harmon1993a )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance [kpc] 2.4±0.4 dellaValle1994
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] 0.29±0.05 dellaValle1994
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) V∼16.6 dellaValle1994
Quiescent magnitude (AB) V≥21.0 dellaValle1994
E(B-V) [mag] 0.9 dellaValle1994
Spectral type M0-5V Chaty2002a


Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
B≥21.3 V≥21.0 R≥20.06
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GRS 1716-249 in Simbad

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Comparison stars (AB mag)

BA=17.80 VA=16.24 RA=15.06
BB=17.48 VB=15.72 RB=14.66
BC=15.48 VC=13.82 RC=12.76
BD=16.99 VD=15.92 RD=15.26
BE=15.07 VE=13.86 RE=13.06

This research has made use of NASA's Astrophysics Data System (ADS) and the SIMBAD database operated at CDS (Strasbourg, France)
Please acknowledge the use of this catalogue in any published work you derive from it.

Last modified: 27 August 2021.