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Swift Trigger: 517234

Presumed name: GRB 120308A

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BAT 14h 36m 18.72s, +79° 42′ 10.8″
position:(219.078, +79.703 ± 180″)
XRT 14h 36m 20.35s, +79° 41′ 12.5″
position:(219.0848, 79.6868 ± 2.2″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.89×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.034 mag
Best RA:14h 36m 20.35s= 219.0848 d
Best Dec:+79° 41′ 12.5″= 79.6868 d
Gal Lat:36.27
Gal Long:117.3
Sun angle:101.30°, 8.7 hr West

1Sper #4 auto processing.

GCN Notices for this burst.

View this region in Aladin.

Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

UVOT u image

u image

UVOT u image

u image

Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 14 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
0.9′′219.0835479.68672GCN #13025GRB 120308A: Swift/UVOT DetectionVizier logo
1.0′′219.0832179.68678GCN #13018GRB 120308A: Liverpool Telescope optical afterglow candidateVizier logo
1.1′′219.0850679.68651GCN #13023GRB 120308A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
1.1′′219.0831279.68675GCN #13019GRB 120308A: confirmation of the optical afterglowVizier logo
1.8′′219.0849279.68629GCN #13017GRB 120308A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
52.3′′219.1230079.67400GCN #13022GRB 120308A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 11 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

* 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
15.8219.108679.6879I=18.7, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.7219.033179.6854B2=20.4, I=18.8, R1=20.2, R2=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.0219.139679.6838B=19.3, R=16.5APM-NQuery vizier around this object
37.3219.140179.6838B=19.1, R=16.1APM-NQuery vizier around this object
37.6219.140879.6839NEDQuery vizier around this object
37.6219.140779.6838h=0.0, j=15.4, k=13.82MASSQuery vizier around this object
38.2219.140279.6830B1=19.4, B2=20.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.2219.010979.6902B1=20.8, I=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
78.4219.154579.6689B2=21.3, R1=19.8, R2=20.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
79.1218.967079.6807B=16.3, R=15.6APM-NQuery vizier around this object


There are 57 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
15.4219.108079.6879h=16.4, j=17.2, k=15.82MASSQuery vizier around this object
20.6219.074579.6814B1=19.7, B2=18.5, I=16.5, R2=16.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
20.8219.074879.6813h=14.8, j=15.3, k=14.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
32.3219.134379.6882B1=20.1, B2=19.4, I=17.3, R1=17.9, R2=17.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.7219.135079.6882h=16.1, j=16.3, k=15.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
36.9219.139779.6839B1=19.2, B2=17.6, I=16.5, R1=16.3, R2=16.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.4219.140479.6839h=15.2, j=15.9, k=14.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
39.2219.127179.6946B1=18.3, B2=17.8, I=17.1, R1=17.7, R2=17.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
39.6219.128279.6946h=16.1, j=16.5, k=16.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
41.5219.118179.6769R1=20.1, R2=20.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 87 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.