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Swift Trigger: 529021

Presumed name: GRB 120728A

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BAT 09h 08m 24.00s, -54° 26′ 13.2″
position:(137.100, -54.437 ± 180″)
XRT 09h 08m 22.75s, -54° 26′ 17.3″
position:(137.09481, -54.43815 ± 3.6″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:5.18×1021 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:09h 08m 22.75s= 137.09481 d
Best Dec:-54° 26′ 17.3″= -54.43815 d
Gal Lat:-4.57
Gal Long:274.09
Sun angle:73.57°, -0.6 hr East of Sun

1Sper #6 auto processing.

GCN Notices for this burst.

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Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

UVOT u image

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UVOT u image

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Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 7 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
0.7′′137.09454-54.43825GCN #13526GRB 120728A: GROND observationsVizier logo
1.8′′137.09412-54.43783GCN #13525GRB 120728A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
2.0′′137.09471-54.43761GCN #13528GRB 120728A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
3.1′′137.09425-54.43736GCN #13542GRB 120728A: GROND Afterglow discoveryVizier logo
21.0′′137.08500-54.43700GCN #13535GRB 120728A� Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 13 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
13.8137.0985-54.4413B2=14.2, I=11.3, R1=12.4, R2=12.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
15.1137.0906-54.4348B2=19.3, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
19.7137.0936-54.4327B2=17.4, I=14.8, R1=15.1, R2=15.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.6137.1071-54.4410B2=19.6, I=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
28.6137.1082-54.4367B2=17.8, I=15.0, R1=15.3, R2=15.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
31.2137.1048-54.4317B2=17.6, R1=17.0, R2=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
31.4137.0913-54.4297B2=17.7, R1=17.2, R2=18.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.3137.0822-54.4325B2=19.6, R1=17.3, R2=18.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.4137.1040-54.4306B2=18.4, I=15.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.8137.1021-54.4465B2=15.1, I=12.9, R1=13.6, R2=13.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 324 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
4.8137.0969-54.4387I=17.1, R1=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
9.5137.0981-54.4399h=13.3, j=13.7, k=13.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
13.4137.0964-54.4418h=14.7, j=14.9, k=14.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
15.2137.0988-54.4417h=11.2, j=11.9, k=11.02MASSQuery vizier around this object
19.7137.0936-54.4327h=13.5, j=14.0, k=13.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
21.6137.1013-54.4335B2=19.1, R1=17.1, R2=18.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.4137.1069-54.4374B2=16.6, R1=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
28.8137.1083-54.4365h=13.8, j=14.4, k=13.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
30.4137.0813-54.4351h=15.7, j=16.3, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
30.4137.0956-54.4297B2=19.7, R1=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 888 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.