IGR J15293-5609

Other name = CXOU J152929.3-561213

Type distance Infrared/Optical Counterpart
R.A. (J2000) Dec. (J2000) References R.A. (J2000) Dec. (J2000) References
Symbiotic system
White dwarf primary
1.56 kpc In 2MASS, USNO-A2.0, USNO-B1.0, NOMAD, GSC 2.3.2, UCAC3, GLIMPSE
Tomsick et al. 2012 (ApJ)
Published Papers
Miscellaneous :
Tomsick et al. 2012 (ApJ):
  • Chandra observations => Optical and IR counterpart in various catalogues, with all different magnitudes
  • NH=3.4 x1021 cm-2; Γ=2.4
  • SED well described by a black body with no evidence for IR excess
  • Temperature between 4200 and 7000 K (depending on Av)=> Radius 16.4 to 12 Rsun
  • Star is a KIII
  • Parallax measurement => d=1.56 kpc (Fresneau et al. 2007, online Vizier Cat.)
  • Probable symbiotic system with WD donor

Last updated 25 July 2012

Jerome Rodriguez