KV Ursae Majoris XTE J1118+480

Stellar classification



  • X -1059
  • Y 5313
  • Z -2578
→ Sol: 6,000

Object type

  • Low Mass X-ray Binary
  • Star
  • Black Hole
  • gamma-ray source
  • Infra-Red source
  • Nova-like Star
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:V* KV UMa


XTE J1118+480 is a low-mass X-ray binary in the constellation Ursa Major. It is a soft X-ray transient that most likely contains a black hole and is probably a microquasar.

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