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ID# 58

IGR J17451-3022

( Chakrabarty2014 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:45:06.72  -30:22:43.30

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

358.7115137  -00.65799919

Year of discovery: 2014  
( Chenevez2014b )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance [kpc]
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc]
Orbital period (Porb) [h] ∼6.284±0.001 Jaisawal2015
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Heinke2014a Altamirano2014
Outburst magnitude (AB) Ks=17.4±0.2 Lopez2019
Quiescent magnitude (AB) Ks=17.6±0.1 Lopez2019
E(B-V) [mag] 10 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


IGR J17451-3022 has shown periodicity in its light curve of ∼6.3 h ( Jaisawal2015 ) based on X-ray eclipses and dips which would imply a >70º inclination. However the nature of the compact object is still unclear and it might be a magnetar ( Heinke2014a ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
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IGR J17451-3022 in Simbad

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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.