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

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ID# 60

MAXI J1535-571

GRB 170902A

( Russell2017 )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

15:35:19.71  -57:13:47.58

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

323.7240835  -01.12885997

Year of discovery: 2017  
( Negoro2017 Markwardt2017 Kennea2017 )

# 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) i’=21.8±0.2 Scaringi2017 Dincer2017b
Quiescent magnitude (AB)
E(B-V) [mag] 4.5 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


MAXI J1535-571: It had at least 5 rebrightenings between July 2018 and Jan 2019 ( Lepingwell2018 , Parikh2019 ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Scaringi2017 Dincer2017b
J=15.59 H=14.18
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Additional information
Finding chart
Aladin finding chart
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MAXI J1535-571 in Simbad

Finding charts

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Finding chart reference: Scaringi2017

Finding chart
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.