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Swift Trigger: 515277

Presumed name: GRB 120218A

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BAT 21h 19m 01.92s, -25° 27′ 00.0″
position:(319.758, -25.450 ± 180″)
XRT No position available.
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:3.29×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.045 mag
Best RA:21h 19m 01.92s= 319.758 d
Best Dec:-25° 27′ 00.0″= -25.450 d
Gal Lat:-42.72
Gal Long:22.32
Sun angle:17.01°, 0.7 hr West

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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Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.0′′319.75800-25.45000GCN #12962GRB 120218A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
49.5′′319.76410-25.46260GCN #12963GRB 120218A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around BAT position

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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
42.0319.7452-25.4514B=21.2, R2=19.1, i=18.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
44.3319.7521-25.4389B=21.3, R2=19.6, i=19.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
61.2319.7737-25.4407B2=21.2, I=18.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
70.2319.7606-25.4694B=21.3, R2=19.9, i=18.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
76.7319.7348-25.4460B1=20.7, R1=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
94.4319.7792-25.4679B=22.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
98.1319.7861-25.4400I=18.8, R2=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
98.6319.7863-25.4401B=22.3, i=18.7SSSQuery vizier around this object
113.3319.7902-25.4619B=21.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
114.8319.7844-25.4712B=21.7, R2=20.1, i=19.3SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 50 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
41.7319.7453-25.4513B2=21.0, I=18.6, R1=19.4, R2=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
43.8319.7600-25.4620B1=20.1, B2=19.1, I=15.8, R1=16.9, R2=16.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
44.2319.7600-25.4622h=14.0, j=14.7, k=13.82MASSQuery vizier around this object
44.9319.7521-25.4387B2=21.0, R1=19.2, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.0319.7435-25.4464h=15.8, j=16.0, k=15.12MASSQuery vizier around this object
49.1319.7435-25.4463B1=17.8, B2=17.7, I=16.8, R1=16.6, R2=16.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.9319.7715-25.4567B2=21.2, R1=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
55.0319.7735-25.4560B2=21.2, I=18.9, R2=19.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
58.0319.7470-25.4373B1=20.2, B2=20.2, I=18.9, R2=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
67.8319.7683-25.4664h=15.9, j=16.3, k=15.52MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 125 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.