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

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ID# 43

IGR J17497-2821

( Torres2006 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:49:38.04  -28:21:17.50

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

000.9531046  -00.45275798

Year of discovery: 2006  
( Soldi2006 )

# of outbursts after discovery:

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) Ks=17.8±0.2 Torres2006
Quiescent magnitude (AB)
E(B-V) [mag] 10 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


IGR J17497-2821 seems to be blended with a bright star SE of the target ( Torres2006 ). Probably located in the Galactic bulge.

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Aladin finding chart
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IGR J17497-2821 in Simbad

Pan-STARRS1 finding chart

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Finding charts

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Finding chart reference: Torres2006

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.