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Swift Trigger: 554996

Presumed name: GRB 130502A

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BAT 09h 14m 18.72s, -00° 08′ 34.8″
position:(138.578, -0.143 ± 180″)
XRT 09h 14m 16.56s, -00° 07′ 23.5″
position:(138.5690, -0.1232 ± 2.2″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.49×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:09h 14m 16.56s= 138.5690 d
Best Dec:-00° 07′ 23.5″= -0.1232 d
Gal Lat:31.23
Gal Long:231.2
Sun angle:98.44°, -6.6 hr East of Sun

1Sper #2 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

u image

UVOT white image

white image

Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 4 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
0.0′′138.56900-0.12320GCN #14527GRB 130502A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
0.9′′138.56888-0.12341GCN #14536GRB 130502A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
2.2′′138.56842-0.12306GCN #14531GRB 130502A: TNG candidate counterpartVizier logo
51.5′′138.56583-0.13714GCN #14581GRB 130502A: optical upper limitVizier logo
53.0′′138.57900-0.13400GCN #14550GRB 130502A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

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
83.5138.5720-0.10022MASS J09141727-0006006H=15.633, J=16.828, g=22.790, i=19.383, r=21.222, u=23.235, z=18.400Query 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
12.8138.5658-0.1247R=22.3, g=22.8, i=22.4, u=23.9, z=22.2SDSSQuery vizier around this object
20.1138.5734-0.1198R=20.7, g=21.9, i=20.1, u=22.1, z=19.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object
20.1138.5733-0.1197Mag=22.0NEDQuery vizier around this object
20.2138.5735-0.1198I=18.5, R1=19.4, R2=20.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.5138.5762-0.1225Mag=22.0NEDQuery vizier around this object
26.5138.5763-0.1226R=22.1, g=24.5, i=21.3, u=23.2, z=20.8SDSSQuery vizier around this object
29.0138.5758-0.1275Mag=22.4NEDQuery vizier around this object
29.5138.5626-0.1284R=22.0, g=23.9, i=20.9, u=25.7, z=20.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
29.5138.5625-0.1283Mag=23.9NEDQuery vizier around this object
31.7138.5648-0.1310R=23.2, g=23.7, i=22.0, u=23.3, z=21.1SDSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 399 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
14.1138.5722-0.1254I=22.0, R=23.3, g=24.7, u=24.9, z=22.2SDSSQuery vizier around this object
16.2138.5735-0.1236I=18.5, R1=19.3, R2=20.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
28.8138.5759-0.1273R1=19.4, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.1138.5759-0.1274I=20.1, R=20.9, g=22.4, u=24.5, z=19.6SDSSQuery vizier around this object
44.3138.5776-0.1144I=22.1, R=22.6, g=25.1, u=24.0, z=21.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
48.3138.5559-0.1259I=21.7, R=23.1, g=24.4, u=25.4, z=21.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object
48.8138.5783-0.1134I=19.3, R=20.2, g=21.5, u=23.9, z=18.9SDSSQuery vizier around this object
48.8138.5783-0.1133I=18.6, R1=19.1, R2=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.1138.5570-0.1166I=19.8, R=21.0, g=22.2, u=25.3, z=19.2SDSSQuery vizier around this object
49.2138.5570-0.1166I=18.6, R2=20.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 214 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.