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

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ID# 36

XTE J1720-318

V1228 Sco

( OBrien2003 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:19:58.99  -31:45:01.11

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

354.6237198  +03.10128253

Year of discovery: 2003  
( Remillard2003 )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance [kpc] 6.5±3.5 Chaty2006
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] 0.4±0.2 Chaty2006
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) Ks∼17.15 Nagata2003
Quiescent magnitude (AB)
E(B-V) [mag] 2.25 Chaty2006
Spectral type B – G Chaty2006


Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Aladin finding chart
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XTE J1720-318 in Simbad

Finding charts

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Finding chart reference: BlackCAT image archive

Finding chart

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.