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

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ID# 37

IGR J17091-3624

SAX J1709.1-3624

( Rodriguez2011a )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:09:07.61  -36:24:25.70

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

349.5247361  +02.21273739

Year of discovery: 2003  
( Kuulkers2003 )

# of outbursts after discovery: 2

Basic data

Distance [kpc]
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc]
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) I=18.66±0.03 Torres2011
Quiescent magnitude (AB)
E(B-V) [mag] 1.921 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


IGR J17091-3624 showed outbursts in 2007 ( Capitanio2008 ) and 2011 ( Krimm2011 ). Re-examination of archival data showed that is was also active in 1994 ( Revnivtsev2003a ), 1996 and 2001 ( intZand2003 , Capitanio2006 ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Aladin finding chart
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IGR J17091-3624 in Simbad

Finding charts

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Finding chart reference: Torres2011

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Finding chart

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.