# Quiescent NIR and optical counterparts to candidate black hole X-ray binaries

@article{Lopez2018QuiescentNA,
title={Quiescent NIR and optical counterparts to candidate black hole X-ray binaries},
author={K. M. L'opez and Peter G. Jonker and Manuel A P Torres and Marianne Heida and Arne Rau and D Steeghs},
journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
year={2018}
}
• K. M. L'opez, +3 authors D. Steeghs
• Published 14 October 2018
• Physics
• Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
We present near-infrared and optical imaging of 15 candidate black hole X-ray binaries. In addition to quiescent observations for all sources, we also observed two of these sources (IGR J17451−3022 and XTE J1818−245) in outburst. We detect the quiescent counterpart for 12 out of 15 sources, and for the remaining 3, we report limiting magnitudes. The magnitudes of the detected counterparts range between K_s = 17.59 and K_s = 22.29 mag. We provide (limits on) the absolute magnitudes and finding… Expand
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