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ID# 65

MAXI J1348-630

( Russell2019a )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

13:48:12.79  -63:16:28.48

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

309.2640654  -01.10297116

Year of discovery: 2019  
( Yatabe2019 )

# of outbursts after discovery:

Basic data

Distance [kpc] >3 / 2.2+0.5-0.6 Russell2019b Chauhan2020
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] >-0.06 / -0.04 Russell2019b Chauhan2020
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) i’=14.44±0.08 Baglio2019
Quiescent magnitude (AB) i’=20.3±0.4 AlYazeedi2019
E(B-V) [mag] 0.6 – 1.0 Schlafly2011
Spectral type


MAXI J1348-630 showed rebrightenings in May 2019 ( Russell2019c ), September 2019, ( AlYazeedi2019 ), January 2020 ( Pirbhoy2020 ), May 2020 ( Baglio2020a ) and September 2020 ( Negoro2020a ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
g’=16.09±0.04 i’=14.44±0.08
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Additional information
Light Curve by XB-NEWS ( Russell2019 )
Finding chart by Denisenko2019
Aladin finding chart
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MAXI J1348-630 in Simbad

Finding chart reference: Denisenko2019

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.