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

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ID# 8

H 1743-322

XTE J1746-322 = IGR J17464-3213

( Miller-Jones2012a )

RA     [J2000]     DEC

[]          []

17:46:15.60  -32:14:00.86

ℓ                      b

[deg]                            [deg]

357.2550371  -01.83291737

Year of discovery: 1977  
( White1983 )

# of outbursts after discovery: 12

Basic data

Distance [kpc] ∼10 Shaposhnikov2009 McClintock2009
Distance to the plane (z) [kpc] ∼-0.32 Shaposhnikov2009 McClintock2009
Orbital period (Porb) [h]
Peak X-ray flux [erg s-1 cm-2]
Outburst magnitude (AB) I=19.6 Steeghs2003 Baba2003
Quiescent magnitude (AB) i'>24 McClintock2009
E(B-V) [mag] 3.049 Schlegel1998
Spectral type


H 1743-322 has shown several outbursts. The X-ray data is taken from the 2003 one ( Markwardt2003 ).

Optical/NIR magnitudes

Mag. Outburst (AB)
Steeghs2003 Baba2003
R=21.95 I=19.6
Mag. Quiescent (AB)
Aladin finding chart
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H 1743-322 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)
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Last modified: 27 August 2021.