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Swift Trigger: 518507

Presumed name: GRB 120324A

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BAT 19h 24m 20.16s, +24° 08′ 42.0″
position:(291.084, +24.145 ± 180″)
XRT 19h 24m 18.60s, +24° 07′ 49.6″
position:(291.07751, 24.13044 ± 3.6″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:4.54×1021 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):1.121 mag
Best RA:19h 24m 18.60s= 291.07751 d
Best Dec:+24° 07′ 49.6″= 24.13044 d
Gal Lat:4.03
Gal Long:58.04
Sun angle:73.37°, 4.8 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

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Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 5 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
2.2′′291.0781724.13058GCN #13092GRB 120324A: Liverpool Telescope optical candidateVizier logo
3.3′′291.0782524.12981GCN #13097GRB 120324A: CQUEAN rizY ObservationVizier logo
3.5′′291.0783324.12983GCN #13098GRB 120324A: GROND observationsVizier logo
5.1′′291.0787324.12958GCN #13093GRB 120324A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
5.1′′291.0787524.12958GCN #13174GRB 120324A� the review of the sky area in plate archivesVizier logo
5.4′′291.0771024.12900GCN #13090GRB 120324A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
24.7′′291.0845424.13283GCN #13179GRB 120324A: CrAO optical upper limitVizier logo
36.2′′291.0812524.13989GCN #13096GRB 120324A: 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

* 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
7.3291.079624.1310I=17.5, R2=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
16.7291.073624.1333B1=19.8, B2=18.5, I=14.7, R1=16.7, R2=16.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
17.5291.076624.1352B2=18.6, R2=15.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
18.9291.078924.1355B1=18.3, B2=18.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
22.6291.071924.1268I=17.4, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
23.3291.078124.1240B1=18.9, B2=18.9, R1=17.2, R2=16.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
24.5291.078624.1372I=17.5, R2=19.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.3291.073024.1244I=16.2, R1=18.4, R2=17.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.3291.069824.1325I=17.6, R2=20.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
30.0291.076524.1222B1=18.6, R2=16.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 570 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
5.0291.076124.1301B1=20.6, I=16.9, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
10.9291.076624.1275I=17.1, R2=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
11.3291.074124.1302B2=19.7, I=17.0, R2=18.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
14.0291.080024.1336h=12.0, j=12.7, k=11.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
15.0291.080124.1339B1=17.6, B2=17.1, I=12.5, R1=14.6, R2=14.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
16.2291.079724.1345B1=18.4, B2=17.5, I=11.9, R1=14.6, R2=13.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
16.6291.076524.1349h=13.0, j=14.0, k=12.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
16.6291.074524.1267I=17.4, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
16.6291.073424.1331h=13.8, j=14.6, k=13.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
17.9291.077024.1354B1=19.5, B2=18.8, I=13.9, R1=16.3, R2=15.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 1315 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.