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Swift Trigger: 514709

Presumed name: GRB 120212A

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BAT 02h 52m 25.20s, -18° 01′ 30.0″
position:(43.105, -18.025 ± 180″)
XRT 02h 52m 24.50s, -18° 01′ 16.5″
position:(43.10208, -18.02125 ± 3.6″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.99×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.030 mag
Best RA:02h 52m 24.50s= 43.10208 d
Best Dec:-18° 01′ 16.5″= -18.02125 d
Gal Lat:-60.72
Gal Long:201.22
Sun angle:74.45°, -5.2 hr East of Sun

1Sper #13 auto processing.

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.

Image of the SPER data

There are 15 SPER messages, and 1 objects have been found

See the SPER page for details of how this position was produced.

Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

Click on the offset to view the transient announcement.

Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.0′′43.10208-18.02125GCN #12934GRB 120212A: Swift-XRT observationsVizier logo
6.2′′43.10033-18.02078GCN #12936GRB 120211A: MITSuME Okayama Ks-band ObservationVizier logo
6.5′′43.10025-18.02079GCN #12937GRB 120212A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
6.7′′43.10025-18.02061GCN #12932GRB 120212A: Faulkes Telescope South afterglow candidateVizier logo
6.7′′43.10025-18.02058GCN #12933GRB 120212A: Swift/UVOT detectionVizier logo
6.8′′43.10021-18.02061GCN #12940GRB 120212A: Swift/UVOT DetectionVizier logo
14.4′′43.10417-18.02472GCN #12930GRB 120212A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
94.6′′43.08583-18.04250GCN #12939GRB 120212A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 12 matches in total. See the full table for details.

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
32.843.1036-18.0122HD 17932B=9.43, H=7.693, J=7.953, K=7.641, V=8.95Query 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
5.243.1036-18.0209I=19.0, R2=17.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
5.643.1037-18.0215I=18.7, R2=18.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
6.443.1038-18.0205I=18.8, R2=17.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
7.343.1036-18.0199I=18.8, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
17.443.1033-18.0258Mag=18.5NEDQuery vizier around this object
19.043.1076-18.0218B2=18.2, R1=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.543.0956-18.0132B1=16.1, I=18.0, R1=15.7, R2=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
43.143.0937-18.0123B1=19.5, I=18.4, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
48.843.0968-18.0087I=17.8, R1=16.3, R2=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
51.443.0975-18.0077B2=19.7, R1=16.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 30 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
7.943.1037-18.0228I=18.7, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
10.543.1037-18.0237B1=20.1, B2=20.0, I=18.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
11.543.1035-18.0242B2=20.1, I=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
18.443.1034-18.0262B1=19.9, B2=20.1, R1=19.4, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
20.343.1055-18.0166h=13.8, j=14.4, k=13.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
32.843.1036-18.0123h=7.7, j=8.0, k=7.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
37.143.0966-18.0124B1=19.0, I=18.6, R2=18.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
39.743.0949-18.0126B1=19.6, I=17.8, R2=17.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.143.0944-18.0121B1=19.6, R2=18.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.743.1099-18.0120B1=20.2, R2=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 79 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.