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ID# 35

XTE J1908+094

( Miller-Jones2013b )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

19:08:53.08  +09:23:04.84

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

043.2633756  +00.43407857

Year of discovery: 2002  
( Woods2002 )

# of outbursts after discovery: 1

Basic data

Distance [kpc] 6.5±3.5 Chaty2006b
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] 0.05±0.03 Chaty2006b
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) I>22 Wagner2002 Garnavich2002
Quiescent magnitude (AB) H∼20.08±0.04 Chaty2006b
E(B-V) [mag] 5.415 Schlafly2011
Spectral type A – K Chaty2006b


XTE J1908+094: The K'-band magnitude in quiescence was not transformed into AB system. It showed another outburst in 2013 ( Krimm2013e ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Wagner2002 Garnavich2002
R>23 I>22
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
J∼21.1±0.1 H∼20.08±0.04 K' (not AB)∼17.77±0.03
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XTE J1908+094 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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Last modified: 27 August 2021.