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Swift Trigger: 536580

Presumed name: GRB 121024A

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BAT 04h 41m 52.08s, -12° 16′ 08.4″
position:(70.467, -12.269 ± 180″)
XRT 04h 41m 53.09s, -12° 17′ 28.1″
position:(70.47122, -12.29115 ± 3.7″)
UVOT 04h 41m 53.28s, -12° 17′ 26.5″
position:(70.4720, -12.2907 ± 0.8″)
Galactic NHI:5.41×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:04h 41m 53.28s= 70.4720 d
Best Dec:-12° 17′ 26.5″= -12.2907 d
Gal Lat:-34.25
Gal Long:209.52
Sun angle:132.15°, 9.2 hr West

1Sper #3 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

Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 3 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
0.3′′70.47200-12.29078GCN #13886GRB 121024A: Swift detection of a burst with an optical counterpartVizier logo
0.7′′70.47208-12.29053GCN #13894GRB 121024A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
4.4′′70.47079-12.29100GCN #13892GRB 121024A: Swift-XRT refined AnalysisVizier logo
131.5′′70.48125-12.25531GCN #13899GRB 121024A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around UVOT 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
59.070.4557-12.2869TYC 5324-1042-1B=12.53, V=11.35Query 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
24.070.4658-12.2933NEDQuery vizier around this object
24.270.4657-12.2934h=0.0, j=15.7, k=14.02MASSQuery vizier around this object
32.970.4736-12.2817I=18.6, R1=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
47.070.4591-12.2875B1=20.6, B2=20.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
52.870.4860-12.2960B1=20.4, B2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
58.570.4555-12.2925B2=20.7, R1=19.7, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
60.670.4727-12.3075B=21.9, R2=20.6SSSQuery vizier around this object
72.370.4925-12.2893B2=20.2, R1=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
80.170.4699-12.3128B2=20.6, I=17.9, R1=18.3, R2=18.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
81.570.4492-12.2869B2=20.7, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 50 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
24.070.4657-12.2933h=15.5, j=16.2, k=15.02MASSQuery vizier around this object
24.170.4657-12.2934B1=19.5, B2=18.9, I=17.2, R1=16.7, R2=16.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.570.4676-12.2851B2=20.2, I=18.5, R1=19.6, R2=19.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.670.4652-12.2933B2=20.6, R1=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.670.4632-12.2877B1=20.5, B2=20.5, R2=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
38.770.4682-12.2806h=15.1, j=15.7, k=15.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
39.070.4682-12.2805B1=18.4, B2=18.2, I=16.6, R1=16.3, R2=16.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
46.070.4595-12.2871B2=20.6, I=18.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
59.070.4557-12.2869h=9.7, j=10.1, k=9.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
59.370.4553-12.2927B2=20.2, R2=20.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 101 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.