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Swift Trigger: 529582

Presumed name: GRB 120803A

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BAT 17h 58m 15.60s, -06° 42′ 54.0″
position:(269.565, -6.715 ± 180″)
XRT No position available.
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.30×1021 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:17h 58m 15.60s= 269.565 d
Best Dec:-06° 42′ 54.0″= -6.715 d
Gal Lat:8.62
Gal Long:20.78
Sun angle:135.70°, -9.1 hr East of Sun

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 white image

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UVOT white 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 4 SPER messges, but no object has been found.

See the SPER page for details of how the SPER image is searched for objects.

Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.0′′269.56500-6.71500GCN #13565GRB 120803A: Swift detection of a possible burstVizier logo
137.8′′269.53100-6.73300GCN #13568GRB 120803A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo
250.7′′269.51400-6.76280GCN #13569GRB 120803A: Swift-XRT ObservationsVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around BAT 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
11.0269.5619-6.7153B=22.4, R2=21.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
11.5269.5637-6.7179B=21.0, R2=19.9, i=19.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
13.3269.5662-6.7185B2=20.5, R1=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
13.7269.5661-6.7186B=21.1, R2=20.1, i=20.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
13.7269.5682-6.7129B=21.9, R2=21.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
15.0269.5692-6.7146B1=20.7, B2=20.7, I=17.8, R1=18.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
15.0269.5692-6.7146B=20.8, R2=19.6, i=19.3SSSQuery vizier around this object
17.4269.5622-6.7110B=21.0, R2=21.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
22.8269.5669-6.7090B=22.1, i=20.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
27.2269.5726-6.7156B=21.3, R2=20.2SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 359 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
15.4269.5693-6.7146h=15.8, j=16.8, k=16.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
18.2269.5635-6.7198h=16.0, j=16.9, k=15.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
23.1269.5595-6.7183h=11.0, j=11.9, k=10.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
23.4269.5594-6.7184B1=17.1, B2=18.2, I=13.6, R1=14.7, R2=14.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
23.8269.5591-6.7119h=14.8, j=15.5, k=14.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
24.1269.5591-6.7119B2=20.7, I=17.0, R1=18.0, R2=17.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.3269.5602-6.7098B1=19.1, B2=20.1, I=16.5, R1=17.2, R2=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.3269.5602-6.7098h=14.4, j=15.0, k=14.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
27.4269.5682-6.7081h=14.2, j=15.0, k=14.02MASSQuery vizier around this object
27.5269.5682-6.7081B2=20.4, I=16.9, R1=17.6, R2=17.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 691 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.