IGR J18259-0706

Other name = IGR J18257-0707, CXOU J182557.5-071022

Type Redshift Radio Counterpart Infrared/Optical Counterpart
R.A. (J2000) Dec. (J2000) References R.A. (J2000) Dec. (J2000) References
Sey 1 z=0.037 2MASS J18255759-0710229 Tomsick et al. 2008
Published Papers
Miscellaneous :

Malizia et al. 2007 :
  • Swift XRT observation
  • Identification of IR counterpart
  • Γ=1.4, NH=0.62 x 1022 cm-2
Tomsick et al. 2008:
  • Chandra position 5.1" from Swift pos. but sources are likely the same
  • IR counterpart suggested by Malizia is dismissed
  • Absorbed power law, NH=1.7x1022 cm-2, Γ= 1.02, Unabs. 0.3-10 keV flux=14.3 e-12 erg/cm2/s
Burenin et al. 2009:
  • Optical spectroscopy of R~20.4 counterpart
  • Presence of Halpha at z=0.037.
  • Nearby Sey 1 Galaxy.
  • Low intrinsic absorption

Last updated 26 Oct. 2008

Jerome Rodriguez