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

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ID# 28

XTE J1748-288

( Hjellming1998b Strohmayer1998 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:48:05.06  -28:28:25.80

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

000.6755628  -00.22203244

Year of discovery: 1998  
( Smith1998b )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance [kpc] ≥8 Hjellming1998
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] ≥-0.03 Hjellming1998
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB)
Quiescent magnitude (AB)
E(B-V) [mag] 10 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


XTE J1748-288 showed hard spectrum. No counterpart has been found. An unresolved radio source was detected ( Hjellming1998b ) but it was located 1' away from the center of the 1' uncertainty RXTE position ( Strohmayer1998 ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Aladin finding chart
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XTE J1748-288 in Simbad

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Finding charts

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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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Last modified: 27 August 2021.