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Swift-XRT products for GRB 160221A — Source 1

RA/Dec (J2000) = 15h 28m 21.48s, -28° 27′ 18.4″ +/- 4.1 (radius, 90%) Vizier logo

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Source 1 has been manually confirmed as the GRB afterglow so these products are no longer updated. The up-to-date data for the afterglow are now available through the main GRB results area for this GRB.

This is the probable afterglow because:

Light curve Spectrum
Image of the light curve Image of the spectrum

We expect ~4.34×10-5 serendipitous objects at least as bright as this source in this tiled dataset, based on the logN-logS distribution of Mateos et al. (2008) [More details]

Source details

Peak XRT count rate1.42 (±0.25) ×10-2 ct s-1
Mean XRT count rate1.42 (±0.25) ×10-2 ct s-1
RASS upper limit0.03 ct s-1
Mean flux
(Observed, 0.3—10 keV)
4.7 (±0.8) ×10-13 erg cm-2s-1
Peak flux
(Observed, 0.3—10 keV)
4.7 (±0.8) ×10-13 erg cm-2s-1
Mean rate
(PSPC equivalent)
1.66 (±0.29) ×10-2
Peak rate
(PSPC equivalent)
1.66 (±0.29) ×10-2