IGR J16560-4958

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Type Redshift Radio Counterpart Infrared/Optical Counterpart
R.A. (J2000) Dec. (J2000) References R.A. (J2000) Dec. (J2000) References
Blazar WISE J165551.96-495732.3 Massaro et al. 2012 (ApJ)
Published Papers
Miscellaneous :
Massaro et al. 2012 (ApJ):
  • WISE J165551.96-495732.3 candidate counterpart
  • Source is a blazar
Tomsick et al. 2012 (ApJ):
  • Chandra identification of X-ray counterpart
  • Refined X-ray position => otpical NIR counterparts in GSC3.2.2, 2MASS, DENIS and WISE catalogues (all magnitudes can be found in the paper)
  • Confirmation of the WISE source being a counterpart to the IGR
  • Chandra spectrum => NH=2.3 x 1022 cm-2, Γ=2.2
  • Multi-λ SED broken power law shape with IR excess
  • Source may be a Sey 2 but recent identification as a Blazar

Last updated 20 July 2012

Jerome Rodriguez