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GRO J1655-40

(microquasar)

GRO J1655-40 is a binary star interpreted as an F-type star orbiting a stellar-mass black hole, forming a microquasar. One determination of its distance is 11,000 light-year, but other determinations have been much less.


(black holes,binary star)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GRO_J1655-40
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/xte/Greatest_Hits/j1655.html
https://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/j1655/
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~03kpc11.0klyGRO J1655-40
Coordinates:GRO J1655-40
J165400.14-395044.9

Referenced by pages:
Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO)

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