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Swift Trigger: 338177

Presumed name: GRB 081226A

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BAT 08h 02m 06.48s, -69° 00′ 21.6″
position:(120.527, -69.006 ± 180″)
XRT 08h 01m 59.86s, -69° 01′ 48.4″
position:(120.4994, -69.0301 ± 2.7″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:0.00×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.159 mag
Best RA:08h 01m 59.86s= 120.4994 d
Best Dec:-69° 01′ 48.4″= -69.0301 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

UVOT unknown image

unknown image

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
1.0′′120.49967-69.02983GCN #8731GRB 081226: GROND afterglow candidateVizier logo
1.6′′120.50054-69.02994GCN #8729GRB 081226: Swift detection of a possible short-hard burstVizier logo
3.2′′120.50183-69.03025GCN #8732GRB 081226: Gemini-South imagingVizier logo
4.1′′120.50152-69.02924GCN #8738GRB 081226: Swift-XRT refined analysisVizier logo
64.2′′120.47800-69.01400GCN #8735GRB 081226A: 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

* 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
7.8120.5054-69.0300NEDQuery vizier around this object
25.5120.4843-69.0347B=21.3, R2=19.9, i=19.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
38.1120.4699-69.0293B2=20.8, R2=20.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
40.2120.5095-69.0407B2=20.8, R1=19.4, R2=20.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
43.3120.4993-69.0181B2=18.2, I=15.4, R1=15.8, R2=15.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
44.9120.5310-69.0354B=21.5, R2=19.5, i=17.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
48.1120.5166-69.0182B2=19.2, I=18.1, R1=17.6, R2=17.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
52.9120.4588-69.0278B=20.1, R2=18.5, i=17.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
53.4120.5343-69.0381B=19.4, R2=17.9, i=17.2SSSQuery vizier around this object
53.7120.5294-69.0405B2=17.8, I=16.4, R1=16.3, R2=16.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 95 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
25.9120.4842-69.0348B2=20.5, I=18.9, R1=19.1, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
43.4120.4992-69.0180h=14.0, j=14.7, k=13.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
44.9120.5309-69.0354B2=20.8, I=17.8, R1=19.1, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
45.2120.5312-69.0354h=15.5, j=16.1, k=15.12MASSQuery vizier around this object
48.8120.4917-69.0434h=14.6, j=15.3, k=14.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
49.0120.4918-69.0434B2=19.2, I=16.4, R1=16.9, R2=16.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
52.6120.4605-69.0257h=15.9, j=16.5, k=15.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
52.8120.4605-69.0255B2=19.9, I=17.5, R1=17.9, R2=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
52.9120.4588-69.0278h=15.9, j=17.1, k=15.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
52.9120.5343-69.0379h=15.5, j=16.2, k=14.82MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 220 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.