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

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ID# 46

Swift J1539.2-6227

( Krimm2011c )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

15:39:11.96  -62:28:02.30

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

321.0186501  -05.64277055

Year of discovery: 2008  
( Krimm2008b )

# 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) uvw2=18.07±0.03 Krimm2011c
Quiescent magnitude (AB) i’>19.8 Lopez2019
E(B-V) [mag] 0.386 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
uvw2=18.07±0.03 uvm2=17.96±0.04
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
r’>20.1 i’>19.8 z’>18.9
J>18.9 H>16.8 Ks>17.6
Aladin finding chart
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Swift J1539.2-6227 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.