GU Muscae GRS 1124-683

Stellar classification



  • X 14804
  • Y -2032
  • Z 6998
→ Sol: 16,500

Object type

  • Low Mass X-ray Binary
  • Black Hole
  • gamma-ray source
  • Nova
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:V* GU Mus


The gamma-ray and X-ray source GRS 1124-683, discovered by the Granat mission and Ginga, is a system containing a black hole candidate. The system also goes by the name X-ray Nova Muscae 1991 or GU Muscae. These two orbiting X-ray telescopes discovered the system when the system produced an outburst of X-rays on January 9, 1991.

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