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Swift Trigger: 334877

Presumed name: GRB 081118

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BAT 05h 30m 21.60s, -43° 18′ 07.2″
position:(82.590, -43.302 ± 180″)
XRT 05h 30m 22.25s, -43° 18′ 06.8″
position:(82.5927, -43.3019 ± 2.6″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:0.00×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.044 mag
Best RA:05h 30m 22.25s= 82.5927 d
Best Dec:-43° 18′ 06.8″= -43.3019 d
Gal Lat:
Gal Long:
Sun angle:not found

GCN Notices for this burst.

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Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

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Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

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Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
1.7′′82.59242-43.30147GCN #8528GRB 081118: optical afterglow candidateVizier logo
2.7′′82.59167-43.30194GCN #8524GRB 081118: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
3.6′′82.59280-43.30090GCN #8525GRB 081118: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
54.8′′82.57208-43.30450GCN #8526GRB 081118: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around XRT position

Click on the distance to view the full details (not available for sources from the SSS catalogue). Click on the column headers to sort the table on that column (click again to invert sort order).


RA*Dec*SIMBAD name Query
3.882.5928-43.3009GRB 081118Query vizier around this object

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

X-ray sources

RA*Dec* Source table2Observatory Query

Queried the X-ray MASTER catalogue.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

1Energy band for count-rate is mission specific.


RA*Dec*Redshift CatalogueQuery
0.482.5925-43.3019NEDQuery vizier around this object
19.382.5959-43.2971B=22.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
53.382.5939-43.3167B2=18.2, I=15.7, R1=16.2, R2=16.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
57.282.5827-43.3160B=21.7SSSQuery vizier around this object
63.482.5847-43.3185B=22.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
75.782.5702-43.3151B2=20.4, R2=19.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
76.882.5698-43.3152B2=20.4, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
77.682.5874-43.3231B2=16.0, I=14.7, R1=14.9, R2=15.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
78.682.5688-43.3151B2=20.2, R2=20.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
79.782.5741-43.3194B=22.5SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 51 galaxies within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

Magnitudes depend on the catalogue. e.g. For Sloan, R is the Sloan r mag, not the Johnson R from APM, for example


RA*Dec* CatalogueQuery
19.082.5958-43.2971B2=21.0, R2=21.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
40.682.5901-43.3130B2=21.1, I=18.5, R1=19.8, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.282.5829-43.3112B2=21.1, R2=20.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
50.582.5787-43.2922h=15.2, j=15.9, k=15.12MASSQuery vizier around this object
50.782.5786-43.2923B2=19.9, I=17.5, R1=18.0, R2=18.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
51.282.5732-43.3030h=15.8, j=16.1, k=15.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
51.582.5731-43.3029B2=17.8, I=16.6, R1=16.7, R2=17.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.382.5940-43.3167h=14.2, j=14.8, k=14.02MASSQuery vizier around this object
66.482.6138-43.2917B2=17.8, I=17.1, R1=16.9, R2=17.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
66.582.6139-43.2917h=15.8, j=16.7, k=16.02MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 85 stars within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

Magnitudes depend on the catalogue. e.g. For Sloan, R is the Sloan r mag, not the Johnson R from APM, for example.