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

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ID# 42

XTE J1817-330

( Rupen2006 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

18:17:43.53  -33:01:07.57

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

359.8172195  -07.99544288

Year of discovery: 2006  
( Remillard2006a )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance [kpc] 5.5±4.5 Sala2007
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] -0.8±0.6 Sala2007
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) g'=14.93±0.05 Torres2006a
Quiescent magnitude (AB) V>22.0 Sala2007
E(B-V) [mag] 0.214 Schlafly2011

It is not a dynamical BH but there was at least a suggestion that it might contain a BH based on X-ray properties


XTE J1817-330: The reported distance is uncertain.

Dynamical parameters

Orbital period [h]
Star's spectral type K – M? Sala2007
Star's radial velocity amplitude (K2) [km/s]
Mass function 'f(M1)' [M]
BH mass (M1) [M] ?6+4-2 Sala2007
Mass ratio (q=M2/M1)
Inclination angle (i) [deg]
Rot. broadening (v sini) [km/s]

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Aladin finding chart
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XTE J1817-330 in Simbad

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.