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Swift Trigger: 515976

Presumed name: GRB 120224A

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BAT 02h 43m 54.00s, -17° 47′ 34.8″
position:(40.975, -17.793 ± 180″)
XRT 02h 43m 46.15s, -17° 45′ 41.0″
position:(40.9423, -17.7614 ± 2.0″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.45×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.043 mag
Best RA:02h 43m 46.15s= 40.9423 d
Best Dec:-17° 45′ 41.0″= -17.7614 d
Gal Lat:-62.48
Gal Long:198.95
Sun angle:62.72°, -4.3 hr East of Sun

1Sper #7 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 8 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

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.5′′40.94221-17.76131GCN #12981GRB 120224A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
8.3′′40.94380-17.75959GCN #12980GRB 120224A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
64.5′′40.93667-17.77850GCN #12983GRB 120224A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo
168.8′′40.90200-17.78836GCN #12990GRB 120224A: optical observation in Mondy observatoryVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around XRT position

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RA*Dec*SIMBAD name Query
162.340.9896-17.7605LHS 5059B=18.5, H=14.235, J=14.759, K=14.048Query 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
26.140.9377-17.7672B2=19.7, R2=19.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.340.9502-17.7729B1=21.0, R1=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.640.9562-17.7653B=21.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
52.240.9283-17.7670B1=20.2, B2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.940.9580-17.7615B=17.8, R2=16.7, i=15.7SSSQuery vizier around this object
53.940.9580-17.7613h=13.6, j=14.3, k=13.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
53.940.9579-17.7614Mag=18.12NEDQuery vizier around this object
55.540.9582-17.7642B=21.6SSSQuery vizier around this object
72.440.9369-17.7809B=21.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
82.040.9539-17.7813B1=20.3, B2=21.5, R1=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 61 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
27.240.9379-17.7677B2=20.1, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.640.9479-17.7540B1=18.8, B2=18.7, I=16.4, R1=16.7, R2=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.840.9477-17.7539B1=18.9, R2=16.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.940.9479-17.7540h=15.1, j=15.8, k=14.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
54.040.9580-17.7614h=13.9, j=14.6, k=13.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
54.140.9581-17.7615B1=16.4, B2=16.0, I=13.5, R1=15.0, R2=14.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
56.340.9585-17.7589B2=23.4, R1=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
67.540.9527-17.7455R1=19.4, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
74.240.9620-17.7528B1=19.9, I=17.9, R1=19.4, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
74.840.9205-17.7618I=18.9, R1=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 71 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.